Star Trek: Discovery will have a presense at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con.
Discovery‘s cast, writers and producers will appear at the annual mega convention with a 45-minute panel in Ballroom 20 on Saturday, July 22, 2:30PM.
The announcement was made via the show’s official Twitter account on Thursday and included a 15-second video teaser complete with Star Trek fanfare and what can be assumed as a Starship Discovery (or Shenzhou) crewmember standing on a rocky surface while surrounded by clouds, looking up at the Starfleet logo.
— Star Trek: Discovery (@startrekcbs) June 29, 2017
Discovery‘s 15-episode first season will premiere on September 24 at 8:30 PM ET on CBS. Immediately following the first episode’s release, the second episode will be available on CBS All Access, with subsequent episodes released on Sundays. The first eight episodes will run from September 24 through November 5, with the series returning in January 2018.
The cast of Star Trek: Discovery includes Michelle Yeoh (Captain Philippa Georgiou) Jason Isaacs (Captain Gabriel Lorca), Sonequa Martin-Green (First Officer Michael Burnham), Chris Obi (T’Kuvma), Doug Jones (Lt. Saru), James Frain(Sarek), and Shazad Latif (Kol), Anthony Rapp (Lt. Stamets), Sam Vartholomeos (Ensign Connor), Mary Wiseman (Cadet Tilly), Mary Chieffo (L’Rell) and Rainn Wilson (Harry Mudd).
Gretchen Berg, Aaron Harberts, Rod Roddenberry, Trevor Roth, Heather Kadin and Alex Kurtzman are executive producers on the series. Nicholas Meyer, Kirsten Beyer and Ted Sullivan are serving as a writers and consulting producers.
Just this week, it was announced that Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Jonathan Frakes will direct at least one episode of the show.
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