The First Trailer for Star Trek: Discovery's Third Season Sets Course for a New Future

By James Whitbrook on at

The climax of Star Trek: Discovery’s second season was explosive in more ways than one: Michael Burnham, the Discovery, and her crew were catapulted into a future so far beyond anything previously seen in a Trek TV show. Now, we’ve finally got a solid glimpse at what that brave new universe looks like.

Turns out, things aren’t going too well in the future. We already knew thanks to teases at San Diego Comic-Con earlier this year that the Discovery does not complete its time jump exactly where it expected itself to be, but beyond that, it seems like the future’s in rough shape.

The official trailer on YouTube is blocked in the UK, because of course it is. An internationally-viewable version of the trailer can be found here.

Only six stars on the Federation flag? Evil Andorians? Mirror Georgiou back in her Starfleet getup? And just what’s with all those Michaels? After leaving their lives in Star Trek’s past behind, it’s up to the Discovery to bring some hope to this farthest flung future.

Star Trek: Discovery’s third season heads to CBS All Access in 2020, as well as Space in Canada and Netflix elsewhere internationally (including the UK).

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