Yesterday Sonequa Martin-Green, star of Star Trek: Discovery, unveiled the first look trailer and key art for the new series.


Before Kirk, Spock and the Enterprise there was Discovery. Now, one of the most iconic and influential global franchises returns to television with Star Trek: Discovery.


Star Trek: Discovery - Sonequa Martin-Green
Star Trek: First Officer Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) ©2017 CBS Interactive, photo by Jan Thijs

The gathering was at the CBS Upfront presentation at Carnegie Hall. Finally we also have the timing of the return of the franchise. It was first said to return at the start of the year, them this month, May 2017. Now we know the first episode will actually premiere in the US this fall on the CBS Television Network. The whole series will then be on CBS All Access, their digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service.

One welcome surprise is the series will feature 15 episodes, up from the previously announced 13. Additionally their will be a companion after-show, Talking Trek presented on CBS All Access.

Star Trek: Discovery Trailer

Star Trek: Discovery Trailer

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Star Trek: Discovery - Poster
Star Trek: Discovery – Poster ©2017 CBS Interactive

Colin Davies

The editor of Film Review Online