Are you ready to sing and dance Captain Christopher Pike?
Paramount+ confirmed rumors of a musical star trek episode with the release of a surprise trailer (below) for an upcoming episode of strange new worlds the second season. The episode is titled “Subspace Rhapsody” and is billed as the first music-themed episode in the franchise’s 57-year history (there were previously musical scenes). “Subspace Rhapsody” will feature 10 original songs, plus a musical version of the series title track, with music and lyrics by Kay Hanley (Letters to Cleo) and Tom Polce (crazy ex-girlfriend).
The announcement was made at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday, where Paramount+ had a star trek franchise session in Hall H.
As shown in the trailer, the USS Enterprise suffers from a spatial anomaly that causes the crew to sing.
Additionally, Paramount+ is launching the strange new worlds and lower decks Live action crossover episode vs. early animation. The episode will be available on the streaming service starting at 4pm today. The rest of the season will premiere on September 7.
The company also released a first look art of the episode and the trailer for lower decks fourth season.
Here’s a look at the crossover episode, which brings lower decks voice actors Tawny Newsome and Jack Quaid in live action:
Paramount+ also released a five-minute scene from the upcoming final season of Star Trek: Discoverywhich you can see it here. The fifth and final season will premiere in early 2024.
The panel showed the first five minutes of episode one of the fifth season of Star Trek Discoverywhich featured Sonequa Martin-Green as Captain Michael Burnham on top of a ship in the middle of a warp jump as two Federation starships gave chase.
Discovery “I will find Captain Burnham and the crew of the USS discovery Uncovering a mystery that will send them on an epic adventure across the galaxy to find an ancient power whose existence has been deliberately hidden for centuries. But there are others on the hunt as well…dangerous enemies desperate to claim the prize for themselves and will stop at nothing to get it.”