This year’s San Diego Comic-Con gave fans a first look at the upcoming third season of Star Trek: Discovery, including a new cast member and minor spoilers of where Discovery has ended up after the second season finale.
First, David Ajala (Supergirl) is joining the show as “Cleveland Booker, ” but no other details about his character was announced. Ajala said during the panel that his character will “break the rules a little bit.”
The panel at SDCC also revealed that the USS Discovery did not actually end up at its expected destination when it went through the wormhole at the end of season two. Alex Kurtzman says Michael Burnham “goes through a lot of changes, ” and that she bears the responsibility for sending the crew 1,000 years into the future.
Speaking about the time jump, Kurtzman says that they will still be able to honor continuity, but still be able to “shake things up.”
No official word yet on when the third season will debut.
Star Trek: Discovery season 3 Photos
The Discovery panel comes as the first details for Star Trek: Picard and Star Trek: Lower Decks are revealed, as well as the promise of six new Short Treks – three of which will feature Anson Mount, Ethan Peck and Rebecca Romijn, as seen in Discovery‘s second season.
Star Trek: Short Treks Season 2 Trailer
More from SDCC ’19:
- Everything We Learned from the STAR TREK: PICARD Comic-Con Panel + 5 New Photos
- Comic-Con Offers First Look at STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS
- [GALLERY] Comic-Con ‘Picard’ Museum Gives Us Our First Look at Costumes & Props From the Series
- WATCH: New STAR TREK: PICARD Comic-Con Trailer
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