Sir Patrick Stewart is Returning to Star Trek for a New Series About Picard

By Julie Muncy on at

The most venerable captain in Star Fleet history is back.

As has been rumoured for a while, CBS announced today that Sir Patrick Stewart, who played Captain Jean Luc-Picard on Star Trek: The Next Generation, will be reprising his role in a new series that will explore “the new chapter in Picard’s life.” The series will be coming to CBS All Access, though not many more details about it are known at this time.

In a statement on Twitter, Stewart said he was “excited and invigorated” to return to the role that was instrumental in making him a household name. The show will feature Alex Kurtzman leading a creative team that will also include James Duff, Akiva Goldsman, Michael Chabon, and Kirsten Beyer, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Make it so, captain. Make it so.