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Patrick Stewart Shares First Photo From New Star Trek Series, James McAvoy Interested in Playing Young Picard

Patrick Stewart Shares First Photo From New Star Trek Series, James McCoy Interested in Playing Young Picard

Star Trek Picard Series Writer’s Room Assembles

Pre-production on the new Star Trek series starring Patrick Stewart has begun! As shown in a photo, tweeted by Stewart, the writer’s room has been assembled and planning for the new show is underway.

In the photo, Stewart, who will be an executive producer on the series, is seen with James Duff, Diandra Pendleton-Thompson, Akiva Goldsman, Kirsten Beyer and Michael Chabon.

McAvoy Interested in Playing a Young Picard

Actor James McAvoy showed interest in playing a younger version of Picard in the series, when he replied to Stewart’s Instagram post, asking “Need a flashback guy????” and “Just saying @sirpatstew I’ve got previous experience and will work for autographs.”

McAvoy has played a younger version Professor Charles Xavier in multiple X-Men films, a role Patrick Stewart most recently played in the 2017 film Logan.

James McAvoy and Patrick Stewart

James McAvoy and Patrick Stewart | Instagram

First announced at the 2018 Star Trek Las Vegas convention, the series will star Stewart as he returns to the role of Jean-Luc Picard, 20 years after the events of Star Trek: Nemesis. He last played the role of Picard on the big screen in 2002 in Star Trek: Nemesis.

UPDATE: To clear up any confusion, the image at the top of this article is from X-Men: Days of Future Past, which Stewart and McAvoy both appeared in, and not from the new Picard series.


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4 Comments

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  1. Ricardo Cantoral

    August 22, 2019 at 8:31 pm

    Here’s hoping for a Worf appearance !

  2. Ryan Wolfe

    August 22, 2019 at 8:31 pm

    This is not from the show. Its not a production photo. Its just a writers room meeting. Who flipping cares? Im a gianormous trekkie and I dont care about a pic from a meeting.

  3. JB

    August 22, 2019 at 8:31 pm

    How cute, Patrick Stewart has his very own Mini-Me.

  4. FightingMongooses

    August 22, 2019 at 8:31 pm

    Must Akiva Goldsman be involved?

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