Captain Pike, Spock and Number One will return in a ‘Discovery’ spin-off series, ‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’.
The star ship Enterprise will once again voyage through deep space in a new series ‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’. Spinning out of ‘Star Trek: Discovery’, the show will focus on the ship’s voyages in the decade before James T. Kirk too command.
Reprising his role as Captain Pike is Anson Mount who will be joined by Rebecca Romijn as Number One and Ethan Peck who will return as Spock.
Fan reaction to the crew as portrayed in ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ has been overwhelmingly positive.
Julie McNamara, Executive Vice President and Head of Programming for CBS All Access said: “Fans fell in love with Anson Mount, Rebecca Romijn, and Ethan Peck’s portrayals of these iconic characters when they were first introduced on Star Trek: Discovery last season“.
She continued: “This new series will be a perfect complement to the franchise, bringing a whole new perspective and series of adventures to Star Trek.“
Mount took to twitter to show his appreciation for the Star Trek fanbase stating that they had changed his life. He wrote: “I could not be more excited. Thank you to everyone who made this possible, i.e. THE FANS! You have changed my life. So let’s HIT IT.“.
I could not be more excited. Thank you to everyone who made this possible, i.e. THE FANS! You have changed my life. So let’s HIT IT. @StarTrek @startrekcbs @CBSAllAccess @ethangpeck @RebeccaRomijn #StarTrek #StrangeNewWorlds https://t.co/7PCsdsL0qZ
— Anson Mount (@ansonmount) May 15, 2020
Source | The Digital Fix