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Even as we await official word on where star trek will boldly hit the big screen next, on TV the iconic franchise is streaming full speed ahead. In addition to his recent reveal of the full spring schedule for all things Company at Paramount+, the platform would have kicked off a new Trek-thematic series that follows the lives of cadets in training at Starfleet Academy.
Citing sources close to the franchise, Deadline reports that Paramount+ is indeed moving forward with plans for a new series titled Star Trek: Starfleet Academywhose name recalls that of Interplay in 1997 Star Trek: Starfleet Academy video game. This report indicates that the project is scheduled for a follow-up launch as the next big star trek fallout after Rule 31starring Michelle Yeoh as Star Trek: Discovery‘s Philippa Georgiou, finally takes off.
Although we previously suspected that a Starfleet Academy show was in the works – potentially from CO executive producers Stephanie Savage and Josh Schwartz — Deadline indicates that Absence co-creator Gaia Violo is “working on a take for the project”. The show would be developed by CBS Studios and star trek the brains behind the franchise, Alex Kurtzman’s Secret Hideout production company.
The first details of the series are light, but they also correspond to what the title suggests. Star Trek: Starfleet Academy According to the report, the show will be “set within the college of cadets mentored for leadership roles in the United Federation of Planets space force,” which says the show will “come to Paramount+ soon” with plans to enter full development next year.
Kurtzman confirmed Deadline that something new and Trek-related was in the works beyond Rule 31but declined to comment further whether it is Starfleet Academy. He did, however, say that Paramount+ definitely had large-scale plans for more distant projects. star trek titles that have yet to be revealed. “We have to think over several years,” he explained. “We think we know we’ll want new shows on the air in two or three years, so we need to start planning them now. There’s a bunch of stuff in development that’s starting to take shape and we’re super excited about it.
Shape the widest star trek the universe could be a years business (ahem), but we’re only a week away from fresh Trek TV content. Star Trek: Discovery makes its mid-season return on February 10, followed by the March 3 premiere of Patrick Stewart in Season 2 of Star Trek: Picard. Star Trek: Strange New Worlds finally arrives on May 5, while the anime series Star Trek: Lower Decks airs its third season on Paramount+ starting this summer.
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