Sir Patrick Stewart is back: CBS has just released the first teaser trailer for his upcoming series Star Trek: Picard, will be premiered later this year on the streaming service CBS All Access.
It is a short teaser, but it sets the tone for the series, which seems to focus on an older Jean-Luc Picard. Based on the trailer, it seems that Picard has withdrawn to serve as an admiral in Starfleet the vineyards of his family in France, before he is probably called back into action.
The series – in contrast to the restarted J.J. Abrams movies that occur in a parallel timeline are enabled Star Trek& # 39; s main timeline, and Picard will pick up years after its final canon appearance in 2002 & # 39; s Star Trek: Nemesis.
& # 39; Fifteen years ago, today, you led us out of the darkness. You have ordered the largest rescue armada in history, "an unknown woman says in a voice-over." Then, the unthinkable. refers to the destruction of the Romulan home world of Romulus, which was destroyed during the last major event in Star TrekContinuity, splitting the continuity of 2009 & # 39; s Star Trek movie.
"Tell us: why did you leave Starfleet, Admiral?", The woman asks before a short photo of Picard herself appears. Whatever the event was 15 years ago, it seems to have had a major impact on Picard. We will probably find out more when Star Trek: Picard will start streaming later this year. There is currently no release date set.