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Tonight: “Star Trek: Discovery” on CBS (9/24/2017)

The next chapter in the “Star Trek” mythology begins tonight on CBS with the season premiere of “Star Trek: Discovery”. I’ve shared some trailers and posters here before and if you’ve not seen any of those yet just click on THIS LINK to open up a run of them. After tonight’s premiere the show heads to the CBS All Access service and to generate more excitement here are the official poster along with some reminder of premise and cast. I’ll close us out with some added thoughts.

The Premise: Set roughly ten years before the events of the original Star Trek, the series follows the crew of the USS Discovery as they discover new worlds and civilizations, while exploring the franchise’s signature contemporary themes. The season-long storyline revolves around “an incident and an event in Star Trek history that’s been talked about but never been explored”.
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Sensors Locked Onto “11” New “Star Trek: Discovery” Character Posters

I’ve touched upon the upcoming “Star Trek: Discovery” series that will air on CBS All Access and if you click the proper tag of the show name, you can see the trailer posts. Yesterday a healthy batch of the series character posters were unveiled and since I love those sorts of visuals I am sharing them with you in this narrative. After the run of images I have added in the larger cast and premise stuff. Enjoy.

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CBS All Access Reveals “Star Trek: Discovery” Official Trailer @ SDCC

Back in May I shared the first glimpse into the upcoming “Star Trek: Discovery” series which will be broadcast in full on the CBS All Access service. Now we have another trailer which premiered at the recently held Comic Con International: San Diego. I waited since there were so many trailers to share with you and this one will be on towards the end of September so it didn’t really need to be ahead of our other posts. Take a look. Then review the overall premise and the casting. I will close out with thoughts on this trailer afterwards.

The Premise: Set roughly ten years before the events of the original Star Trek, the series follows the crew of the USS Discovery as they discover new worlds and civilizations, while exploring the franchise’s signature contemporary themes. The season-long storyline revolves around “an incident and an event in Star Trek history that’s been talked about but never been explored”.
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McFarlane Toys Lands License For New “Star Trek: Discovery” Series & More

Folks who’ve been reading our explorations of the American International Toy Fair convention each year know full well that we are BIG fans of the folks at McFarlane Toys and always make it a point to see what they have coming out when we catch up with them at their booth. This news arrived recently from their offices and since its some super cool stuff I am sharing it with you now. Check it out.

The Press Release:
Tempe, Ariz., Stardate – May 22, 2017 – McFarlane Toys has signed a toy license deal with CBS Consumer Products to create figures, role play weapons and accessories for the new Star Trek: Discovery television series. In addition, McFarlane Toys will also create merchandise from the entire Star Trek universe, ranging from the iconic classic television series Star Trek: The Original Series to the legendary films.

The initial line will highlight two of the most iconic characters in the Star Trek universe with articulated 7-inch figures of U.S.S. Enterprise Captain James T. Kirk from Star Trek: The Original Series and U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D Captain Jean-Luc Picard from Star Trek: The Next Generation. These figures will debut in window box collector packaging and feature iconic accessories such as phasers and communicators. Various characters from the highly-anticipated Star Trek: Discovery television series and other adaptations will follow.

“Star Trek is hands down one of the most groundbreaking and innovative franchises in the history of entertainment,” said Todd McFarlane, Owner and CEO of McFarlane Toys. “We plan on carrying that forward with our upcoming toy lines, giving fans a fresh and detailed look, that their favorite characters deserve.”
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Set Your Visual Scanners On The “Star Trek: Discovery” First Look Trailer

When I explored the “Star Trek: Mission New York” Convention last year, there were signs all over the Javits Center that broadcast the coming of the next “Star Trek” series, and exclusive program to the CBS All Access offering called “Star Trek: Discovery”. Yesterday, the network released their “first look” trailer and I am sharing it with you below. Take a look.

The Premise: Set roughly ten years before the events of the original Star Trek, the series follows the crew of the USS Discovery as they discover new worlds and civilizations, while exploring the franchise’s signature contemporary themes. The season-long storyline revolves around “an incident and an event in Star Trek history that’s been talked about but never been explored”.
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