The Star Trek Universe New York Comic Con 2022 event wrapped up with Picard and a Star Trek: The Next Generation meeting. And a brand new trailer has all sorts of reveals, including the first look at the villain and Brent Spiner’s character. There are also new details on Geordi’s kids, one of which is played by LeVar Burton’s daughter Mika.
Picard season 3 NYCC trailer has big reaveals
the Picard panel featured series star Patrick Stewart and cast members LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Jonathan Frakes, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis and Brent Spiner, as well as executive producers Alex Kurztman, Terry Matalas and Rod Roddenberry. And during the panel Paramount+ debuted a new teaser for the third and final season. Check it out… [international version at startrek.com]
The trailer reveals Brent Spiner’s character this season is named Lore, has a quick appearance of the Enterprise-F, and ends with a look at Daniel Davis returning to the role of Professor Moriarty from Star Trek: The Next Generation. TrekMovie will have a full trailer breakdown and analysis in the coming days.
Amanda Plummer is season villain
It was also revealed that Tony Award winner Amanda Plummer (Fisher King, pulp fiction) joined the cast in a recurring role as the villain Vadic. Amanda Plummer is the daughter of the late Christopher Plummer, who played Klingon General Chang, the villain of Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. Here is the official character description of Amanda Plummer’s role in Picard:
Vadic, the mysterious alien captain of the Shrike, a warship that has set its sights on Jean-Luc Picard and his old crewmates from his days on the Enterprise.
The panel also produced more details on two new characters, the children of LeVar Burton’s Geordi LaForge. Mika Burton (critical role, Vampire: The Masquerade: LA by Night) and Ashlei Sharpe Chestnut (Cruel Summer) join Picard in recurring roles. Ensign Sidney La Forge is played by Sharpe Chestnut and is the eldest daughter of Geordi La Forge and helmsman of the USS Titan. Ensign Alandra La Forge is played by Mica Burton, Geordi La Forge’s youngest daughter who works alongside her father.
Season 3 details
While we saw a lot in the trailer and got some details on some of the new cast, we still don’t have much on the plot for season three. Here is the latest official synopsis:
Picard features Patrick Stewart reprising his iconic role as Jean-Luc Picard, which he played for seven seasons on Star Trek: The Next Generation, and follows this iconic character into the next chapter of his life. LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Jonathan Frakes, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis, Brent Spiner, Jeri Ryan, and Michelle Hurd star alongside Patrick Stewart in the third and final season of the hit Paramount+ original series.
The final season premieres on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023, exclusively on Paramount+ in the US, with new episodes of the 10-episode-long season available to stream weekly on Thursdays. Picard streams exclusively on Paramount+ in the US and is distributed concurrently by Paramount Global Content Distribution on Amazon Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories, and in Canada it airs on Bell Media’s CTV Sci-Fi Channel and streams on Crave.
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