The Star Trek: Picard portion of the Star Trek Universe panel in Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con was jam-packed with newsworthy reveals on Saturday.
The panel, which included series star Patrick Stewart, showrunner Michael Chabon, writers Kirsten Beyer and Akiva Goldsman, along with cast members Alison Pill, Michelle Hurd, Evan Evagora, Isa Briones, Santiago Cabrera, and Harry Treadway not only unveiled a new trailer for the series but also broke the news that Star Trek: The Next Generation alum Jonathan Frakes (William Riker), Marina Sirtis (Deanna Troi), Brent Spiner (Data/B4), Jonathan Del Arco (Hugh the Borg) along with Star Trek: Voyager‘s Jeri Ryan (Annika Hansen/Seven of Nine) will appear in the new series.
Some character reveals were made and it was noted that Evan Evagora plays Elnor, Alison Pill plays researcher Dr. Agnes Jurati, Harry Treadaway plays Narek, Isa Briones plays Dahj, and Santiago Cabrera plays ex-Starfleet officer Cristobal “Chris” Rio.
“Everybody is pretty broken it terms of their character. There are a lot of lonely sadsacks.” Alison Pill describing #Picard. Michelle Hurd (Raffi) agrees. #StarTrekSDCC #sdcc2019 #HallH pic.twitter.com/fPfswtoEVs— TREKNEWS.NET @ SDCC (@TrekNewsNet) July 20, 2019
“That was the reception we were hoping for,” @sirpatrickstew after #HallH exploded over the #Picard trailer. He compels is to listen careful the second time “and then you can riot.” #StarTrekSDCC #SDCC2019 pic.twitter.com/rcJ1ZdTieh— TREKNEWS.NET @ SDCC (@TrekNewsNet) July 20, 2019
Another #HallH reveal! Riker and Troi will be on #Picard as well! @SirPatStew on bonding the old cast to the new class – “We are already cemented together and it makes me happy and proud.” #StarTrekSDCC #SDCC2019 pic.twitter.com/ytQ0uwFu6g— TREKNEWS.NET @ SDCC (@TrekNewsNet) July 20, 2019
Additionally, the originally rumored release date of December 2019 for the show, has been pushed back to early 2020.
Check out the trailer below.
Star Trek: Picard Comic-Con Trailer
More from SDCC ’19:
- [GALLERY] Comic-Con ‘Picard’ Museum Gives Us Our First Look at Costumes & Props From the Series
- WATCH: New STAR TREK: PICARD Comic-Con Trailer
Production on Star Trek: Picard began in April, and it is expected to wrap in mid-September. The series will debut in late 2019 on CBS All Access in the United States and will be available through Amazon Prime Video in most other countries.