We’ve nonetheless barely caught up with the Crimson Angel, no matter it’s, however CBS simply confirmed that Star Trek: Discovery can be coming again for a 3rd season. Discovery may also add Michelle Paradise as a co-showrunner alongside Alex Kurtzman, making her the fifth showrunner to return aboard the Discovery in its comparatively brief tenure exploring the recognized universe.
“The large success of Star Trek: Discovery‘s second season launch exceeded our expectations in each driving subscriber progress and producing an exceptional response from Star Trek followers,” CBS All Entry Govt Vice President Julie McNamara mentioned. “With Alex Kurtzman and Michelle Paradise on the helm, we stay up for persevering with Star Trek: Discovery‘s journey, rising the Star Trek franchise on CBS All Entry and bringing followers new Star Trek tales for a few years to return.”
We’re about midway via Discovery’s second season, which is about to have 14 episodes. The present’s first season consisted of a handful of separate-ish story arcs, from Michael Burnham’s redemption to the Tardigrade drama after which on to the deeper, darker mad science and Terran Empire stuff. Thus far, Season 2 has drifted between a extra episodic components and the thriller of Spock, in what’s possible a season-spanning story arc, although actually we’ll be pleased with no matter occurs so long as we don’t ever have to listen to concerning the mycelial community once more… ever.
Whereas Discovery Season 2’s standalone journey episodes are fluffier enjoyable, the present’s willingness to plunge into the darkish aspect of Starfleet retains us coming again. That facet of the present is outwardly compelling sufficient that it’s even impressed a Discovery spin-off centered round Starfleet’s morally ambiguous black ops staff Part 31 starring Discovery’s wonderful Michelle Yeoh.
Within the US, the brand new season of Star Trek: Discovery will proceed its unique run on CBS All Entry. Meaning followers of the most recent iteration of the well-loved sequence must preserve ponying up for one more streaming service in the event that they need to sustain with Burnham, Saru and Tilly as they navigate the vastness of house with solely an intergalactic ethical compass and the mycelial community (ugh) to information them.