Sunday, June 4, 2023

‘Picard’ Season 3 Showrunner, More Starships, Worf’s Makeup, and Other Star Trek Cameos on TNG Sendoff

On Tuesday morning, Paramount+ shocked the Star Trek community with the news that season three Star Trek: Picard Will feature the return of the cast of the main series Star Trek: The Next Generation, And for the rest of the day showrunner Terry Matlus joined the discussion on social media, including providing some insight into the upcoming season.

On keeping this labor of love a secret, Matalas promises Starship “a lot”

Season two executive producer and co-showrunner Terry Matlus will be the sole showrunner for the third and final season. Picard. Since the announcement, he has been showing an unbridled enthusiasm for the season, which wrapped production last month. He started by talking about how he had Kept this secret for almost a year, Many were surprised that the announcement came before season two ended, but Mattelus explained that the team didn’t know how long their luck would last to keep something this big under wraps.

Matalas also clarified that season three Picard That’s exactly what he would do with a Star Trek show that’s been given free reign.

Production designer Dave Blass also confirmed that this TNG reunion on season three was something that Matlus made possible.

Matlus also clarified that the news was not about the cameo, and that season three would be “a proper send-off for the TNG crew, and that it has been a labor of love for so long.” He also promised, “Federation starships galore.”

Worf is Worf

Klingons are not depicted in Star Trek: Picard And so when a fan asked if Worf would like more Search-style Klingon, Matlus simply assured with “looks like Worf”.

He also said “Worf Worf. sounds like.” And that he is “not fun.”

When pressed for details on finding Worf on his arc in season three after the events of Deep Space Nine and Nemesis, Matlus did not provide details other than to say that he teamed up with Michael Dorn where he thought That was after the Dominion War. Of course, Dorne has some very specific ideas about where things went after Worf. nemesis,

The showrunner also indicated that there would be some examination of how the Federation coped after the Dominion War.

Jerry welcomes new players

With Matalas clarifying that the TNG cast isn’t the only cameo for season three and how the season will be a “dispatch” for them, it remains to be revealed how the upcoming season will treat the show’s other characters. A tweet (also retweeted by Matalas) from Jerry Ryan (Seven) about the TNG cast announcement was the only hint so far, with the actress saying “Look who came to play for Season 3!”

We ain’t ready for Beverly and the rest

One of the returning cast is Gates McFadden as Dr. Beverly Crusher, who has not appeared on Picard and is only mentioned exclusively. Responding to a fan, the showrunner promised that we’re “not ready” for what they have in store for Beverly in season three.

For his part, McFadden responded to the news (as reported by TrekMovie) by expressing his love for Matlus for doing so and saying that it was “cool to make” and that he hoped ” Would be great to see.”

And McFadden also said that season 3 was his favorite space dream, in response to Picard Writer/producer Christopher Monfet talks about what a dream it was to work with the TNG cast, and goes on to say that they’re bringing their best work, adding new layers, and promising a good villain too. are.

As for LeVar Burton’s return, Matlus responded to the actor’s tweet about how fans would know “what happened to Jordi LaForge.”

Jonathan Frakes has previously appeared as Riker Star Trek: Picard And Matlus congratulated the actor/director for his discretion when a fan pointed out how Frakes answered a question about returning as Riker in his TrekMovie interview from last week.

Matlus didn’t have anything special to say about Brent Spiner or Marina Sirtis, but he retweeted the actress saying “we’re big!”

Wheaton answers questions about Wesley

A notable name not included in the announcement was Wil Wheaton, who played Wesley Crusher on TNG, first as a series regular and then as a recurring character. Wheaton still involved with new Trek as official Star Trek host after show ready room, And Wheaton responded to the news in a blog post on its website, stating that…

I’ve been reading the internet, as do you, and I see that a lot of my fellow nerds are just as excited to see TNG back together as I am.

I’ve also seen a lot of people – like, more than I would have thought – expressing disappointment that Wesley is not a part of it.

I share some of your sorrows with my reasons, but I choose to focus instead on how special it would be to see my family together again, and how wonderful it would be to talk about it with them in the Ready Room. .

His blog post also included how Wheaton envisioned “What if Wesley DID Appear?” By writing a scene with Picard and the traveler Wesley.

As far as Matalas was concerned, he answered only one question, “Where is he? That kooky traveller.”

Hints at more series cameos

With so much love for TNG, some fans are wondering if the final season might see some familiar faces from other Star Trek shows. The showrunner didn’t say for sure, but used a “maybe” GIF to indicate cameos are coming. In the past, Matlus has hinted that Deep Space Nine will see some love in season three.

TNG era reunion behind the scenes

Production designer Dave Blass also revealed that several veterans of Next Generation Yug is working on both season two and season three Picard,

When a fan then asked what was about to bring back some TNG writers, Blass assured that fans are in good hands with Matalas and his writing team.

, new episodes of Star Trek: Picard Season 2 premieres Thursday on Paramount+ in the US and Friday where Paramount+ is available worldwide. In Canada, it airs on CTV Sci-Fi Channel on Thursdays on Stream on Crave. Picard Also available Fridays on Amazon Prime Video worldwide.

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