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Jean-Luc Picard Is Back, But Is the Star Trek He Left Behind?

He’s a little older. He’s not on a starship. He’s haunted by tragedies of years past. He’s drinking a lot more wine these days. But it would be fair to say that, deep down, Captain Jean-Luc Picard is not a man truly changed when we meet him again in the premiere of Star Trek: Picard. That’s not the question we should be asking, anyway: Is it the Federation that’s changed instead? Read More >>

Piccadilly Circus Becomes Picardilly to Advertise That New Star Trek Series

Star Trek: Picard arrives on 23rd January, and then reaches the UK a day later via Amazon Prime Video. Obviously that means the advertising campaign is kicking off in force, and part of it includes turning London's Piccadilly Circus into Picardilly. Read More >>

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Star Trek’s Second Best Borg is Looking Mighty Fine in This New Image From Picard

There’s Seven of Nine, and she’s perfect. But just a bit beneath her is Hugh, one of the most fascinating characters in the Trek canon. And now he’s coming back in Picard, and, damn, he’s looking sharp. Read More >>

Jonathan Frakes Had Anxiety Attacks Over His Return to Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek: Picard isn’t just catching us up with what Jean-Luc has been up to in the years since we last saw him onscreen, but a cavalcade of Trek characters – among them the namesake of Picard’s new pupper and former second-in-command of the Enterprise, Will Riker. But returning to his iconic role caused a lot of stress for Jonathan Frakes. Read More >>

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In the First Full Trailer for Star Trek: Picard, Jean-Luc Assembles a New and Familiar Crew

The first teaser for Patrick Stewart’s return as an older, traumatised Jean-Luc Picard gave us a hell of a reveal: Starfleet’s finest is no longer actually at Starfleet. But at San Diego Comic-Con, we’ve been given a glimpse at just what the former Captain of the Enterprise is up to. And, turns out, he’s in for one hell of a ride. Read More >>

Michael Chabon Will Showrun Star Trek: Picard

Well, Alex Kurtzman can’t singlehandedly manage every damn one of these Star Trek series himself. Read More >>

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Why We Will Always Love the Humble Heroism of Captain Picard

“It’s for the children...I’m a role model,” Jean-Luc Picard awkwardly jokes when a Starfleet Admiral hailing the Enterprise notices the rainbow-coloured “Captain Picard Day” banner in the background of their communique in “The Pegasus.” Twenty-four years after he first said it, it’s not just the kids aboard the Enterprise he’s a role model to. Read More >>

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Sir Patrick Stewart Has Been an Important Presence in the Picard Show’s Writers Room

There are a lot of ways to get to know a character. You can study all their appearances, get really into the heads of the people who made them. Or, you can just be a brilliant actor who’s played that character for several years. That works, too. Read More >>

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The New Star Trek Show Is a Chance to Last Jedi the Hell Out of Captain Picard

Star Trek Las Vegas 2018 confirmed a huge piece of news for the Trek universe last weekend: the rumours were true, and Sir Patrick Stewart would be returning to television to reprise his role as an older, wiser Jean-Luc Picard in a new Star Trek series. We know little else about the series beyond that, but I really hope it does for Picard what Star Wars: The Last Jedi did for Luke Skywalker. Read More >>