CBS held a righteous panel Friday for the latest installment of the Indispensable person Whisk franchise, Indispensable person Whisk Discovery, offering the first behold on the upcoming season of the trace on CBS All Procure admission to.
Indispensable person Whisk Discovery launched closing yr on the channel’s great-maligned digital platform, and used to be a original behold for the Whisk franchise: it broke a sequence of the sequence’ typical conventions, and ended up being a great darker trace than old sequence installments, a wander that has divided the fandom. The trace, direct about a decade earlier than the distinctive 1966 Indispensable person Whisk aboard the eponymous USS Discovery, follows the disgraced Starfleet officer Michael Burnham after she’s learned guilty of mutiny, stripped of her unsuitable, and despatched to region penal advanced. When her companies are commandeered by an unorthodox captain (Jason Isaacs), she struggles to redeem herself, a lag that includes traveling with the Discovery’s crew to a Deem Universe and encountering a brutal version of their world.
The trailer unearths a chunk more of what to request from the upcoming season, which looks to be to originate up with Captain Christopher Pike (Anson Mount) coming aboard and taking modify of the USS Discovery after a sequence of mysterious “red bursts” are detected, simultaneously unfolded across 30,000 mild years. Burnham later claims “Spock is linked to those indicators.” Unusual sequence guest broad establish Tig Notaro makes a extremely Tig Notaro shaggy dog memoir, Pike encourages the crew to “have a miniature fun,” Tilly yells about “the power of math” — a fair correct time, in completely different words. (Finally, the whole element is decided the tune of Lenny Kravitz’s “Waft Away,” so you understand it’s exact.) Bonus: on the tip we meet yet another, very sniffly alien Discovery crew member, proving Saru and the bridge androids aren’t the one non-people aboard the ship, as we as soon as feared.
Season 2 is slated to premiere in some unspecified time in the future in early 2019.