Fuller has also said the new show will feature a female lead, a gay character, and will be set 10 years before the original series.
This ship is called the Discovery for a few reasons. Not the least of which is Stanley Kubrick’s contribution to the Discovery on 2001: A Space Odyssey, NASA’s vessel the Discovery, and also the sense of discovery. What the word ‘discovery’ means to Star Trek audiences who have been promised a future by Gene Roddenberry where we come together as a planet and seek new worlds and new alien races to explore and understand and collaborate with.”
Star Trek: Discovery is slated to premiere in January 2017.
What do you think? Are you a fan of Star Trek? Are you excited for the new series?