Star Trek's newest TV show unveils new look as premiere is confirmed
The newest Star Trek series is only weeks away from premiering.
The franchise is going where it's never gone before with animated comedy series Star Trek: Lower Decks, set within the ranks of the lowly workers assigned menial tasks while the bridge crew encounter Klingons and the Borg.
A brand new look at the series has arrived, along with the announcement that Star Trek: Lower Decks will begin streaming weekly episodes on Thursday, August 6 on CBS All Access in the US. No UK home has been set yet.
This teaser photo below offers a sneak peek at the USS Cerritos Lower Deck's ensigns Beckett Mariner (Tawny Newsome) and Rutherford (Eugene Cordero) and Captain Carol Freeman (Dawnn Lewis), among others.
Former Rick and Morty writer Mike McMahan is at the helm of Star Trek: Lower Decks, which is set in 2380 after the events of the Next Generation film Star Trek: Nemesis.
McMahan has already teased that there's potential for the Lower Deck team aboard the Cerritos to meet up with "a lot of recognisable characters" throughout the series.
"Next Gen is my favourite era," he teased while speaking to Entertainment Weekly. "And as a huge Trek fan, I would definitely want to try to use some of them so that I could not only build out the world, but also work with some of my heroes."
He then admitted: "But I can't get more specific than that. You'll have to wait and see."
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