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"Star Trek: Picard": For Evan Evagoria, Feeling at Home On Set Was Key

When Evan Evagoria met Patrick Stewart on the set of Star Trek: Picard, he lost focus in his role as the Romulan assassin-in-training Elnor. Stewart took Evagoria aside and helped calm his nerves. After all, Stewart's Jean-Luc Picard is one of the most iconic figures in science fiction let alone Star Trek. In a recent interview, Evagoria spoke more about Elnor, his introduction in the episode "Absolute Candor," and how Stewart resonated with the rest of the cast.

Comparing "Star Trek" Elnor to "Lord of the Rings" Legolas

Evagoria's heard the comparisons of Elnor to Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy.

A Path to Redemption

When it came to the relationship between Elnor and Picard, the former Starfleet admiral developed a relationship with the orphan 14 years ago – during the evacuation following the Romulan supernova. When the Federation chose to abandon the mission, Jean-Luc reluctantly left Elnor and the remaining Romulan refugees at Vashti. He left to retire to his vineyard in France holding on to his regrets. Meeting Elnor again as he grew to an adolescent is one stop of many Picard makes to amend for his abandonment.

Evagoria credits Stewart's down-to-earth nature for keeping him grounded on set:

The season one finale of Star Trek: Picard airs Thursday, March 26, on CBS All Access.

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