SAN DIEGO, July 25 (UPI) — The next starship to explore the final frontier has been revealed in a new teaser for CBS’s upcoming series, “Star Trek: Discovery.”
The clip released Saturday during the “Star Trek” 50th anniversary panel at the San Diego Comic-Con, features the newly titled USS Discovery leaving a docking station as it blasts off into space.
Set to be executive produced by Rod Roddenberry, the son of “Star Trek” creator Gene Roddenberry, along with Alex Kurtzman, Heather Kadin and show-runner Bryan Fuller, “Star Trek: Discovery” will begin production in Toronto in September for a January 2017 premiere.
All episodes of the sci-fi series will be available exclusively on CBS All Access, the network’s digital-subscription, video on-demand and live-streaming service in the United States and on Netflix internationally.
During the anniversary panel, Fuller said Discovery “won’t be episodic” and that it will celebrate the franchises history of celebrating individuality and diversity. “The new series has to remind audiences the message of Star Trek — continuing to push boundaries,” Fuller said according to Deadline.