Star Trek: Discovery Renewed; Season 4 Production Begins November

While the crew of CBS All Access' Star Trek: Discovery are still learning more about their lives in the far-flung future, back in the real world? Series stars Sonequa Martin-Green and Doug Jones, and Executive Producers and Co-Showrunners Alex Kurtzman and Michelle Paradise were also thinking about the future- the show's future. Only a day after the "Star Trek" series debuted on the streaming service, the team from Discovery took to video to announce that the series would be returning for a fourth season. Oh, and in case you're already sighing about how you won't see it until forever? The cast and crew are expected to report for duty on November 2 for production start.

Star Trek: Discovery S3: Doug Jones Teases Who is Leading the Ship
Doug Jones as Saru and Sonequa Martin-Green as Michael Burnham in Star Trek: Discovery. Image courtesy of ViacomCBS

Here's a look at the good news Discovery fans had been hoping/waiting for:

Landing more than 930 years into the future, our heroes look to re-establish the legacy of Starfleet after "the galaxy took a hard left"- as you're about to see in the official trailer. Season three premieres Thursday, October 15, on CBS All Access- with new episodes of the 13-episode third season released weekly on Thursdays, exclusively to subscribers of the streaming service.

After following Commander Burnham into the wormhole in the second season finale, season three of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY finds the U.S.S. Discovery crew landing into an unknown future far from the home they once knew. Now living in a time filled with uncertainty, the U.S.S. Discovery crew, along with the help of some new friends, must work together to restore hope to the Federation.

STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. Photo Cr: Michael Gibson/CBS ©2020 CBS Interactive, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Pictured: Sonequa Martin-Green as Burnham; of the CBS All Access series STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. Photo Cr: Michael Gibson/CBS ©2020 CBS Interactive, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

In the following clip, Martin-Green (Commander Michael Burnham) and David Ajala (Cleveland "Book" Booker) are already knee-deep in trouble – and this was just the second season opener:

Star Trek: Discovery stars Sonequa Martin-Green (Commander Michael Burnham), Doug Jones (Commander Saru), Anthony Rapp (Lt. Commander Paul Stamets), Mary Wiseman (Ensign Sylvia Tilly), Wilson Cruz (Dr. Hugh Culber), and David Ajala (Cleveland "Book" Booker). Michelle Yeoh guest stars as Philippa Georgiou. Produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Secret Hideout and Roddenberry Entertainment, Alex Kurtzman, Michelle Paradise, Heather Kadin, James Duff, Frank Siracusa, John Weber, Olatunde Osunsanmi, Rod Roddenberry, and Trevor Roth serve as executive producers.

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About Ray Flook

Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought onto the core BC team in 2017.
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