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Plokite_Wolf    142

Copied from the Star Trek thread on Revora...

 

The new series that premiers in January 2017 is called Star Trek: Discovery, with the USS Discovery, NCC-1031, being the ship of choice. Honestly, it looks like a Constitution tried to mate with a Klingon D7 and ended in this... whatever this is.

 



In related news, I can't view the official promos on the official Star Trek YouTube channel. 2016 and we still have geolocking, ****ing great. Edited by Sonic

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Sonic    287

Looks interesting. If it pops up on NZ TV screens I will probably watch it. I have Next Generation, Voyager and Enterprise all on DVD and still rewatch them from time to time. So another TV series is most welcome.

 

The design of the new ship is clearly influenced by the Star Trek Phase II series from the late 1970's that never got produced.

 

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Gben    20

Nice find Sonic, because everything in the trailer says Klingon. I remember reading the phase 2 hard-cover book years ago, but I don't remember anything in it.

I didn't know it was going to be on Netflix, I thought it was going to be exclusive cbs-usa-geo-locked thing.

That's great news.

 

I guess that explains why all the Star Trek shows just moved over to my Aussie Netflix account in the last month... ;)

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Plokite_Wolf    142

@Sonic - I believe it will be a digital-exclusive, at least initially. In the USA and Canada, it will be viewed through CBS All Access, and Netflix in the majority of other countries (since it expanded last year). No true TV airing is planned for the original run, from what I've read.

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Sonic    287

@Sonic - I believe it will be a digital-exclusive, at least initially. In the USA and Canada, it will be viewed through CBS All Access, and Netflix in the majority of other countries (since it expanded last year). No true TV airing is planned for the original run, from what I've read.

 

We have this channel here in NZ, The Zone https://www.sky.co.nz/the-zone

They seem pick up shows like this. Either way no rush anyway.

 

It will probably end up on Blu-Ray and DVD before it ever screens on TV here I guess.

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Luk3us    63

Lame.

 

I'm tired of these ****ty prequels, first was Enterprise now this.

 

Ugh. Not so say I won't watch it. But I want to see all the cool characters from Voyager and DS9 and TNG again. And not watch them **** all over the lore because they can't be assed to look at the wiki.

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Gben    20

Lame.

 

And not watch them **** all over the lore because they can't be assed to look at the wiki.

 

^this.

 

If they could find a way to cleverly work within the established lore prequels would be good... but almost all of them prove it should have been left to the imagination.

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Plokite_Wolf    142

 

Also, have to correct myself.

 

In related news, I can't view the official promos on the official Star Trek YouTube channel. 2016 2017 and we still have geolocking, ****ing great.

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While the series premiere is still months away, here's the first trailer of the rebooted TV show:

Once again like in Star Trek Voyager, the captain is a female but an Asian. Michelle Yeoh is back.

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Sonic    287

A version of the trailer everyone can watch...

So I'm guessing this Star Trek is set in the rebooted/alternate "Kelvin" timeline.

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Plokite_Wolf    142
2 hours ago, Sonic said:

A version of the trailer everyone can watch...

Sadly, no :(

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Gben    20

This is supposed to be in the Prime timeline not the Alternate timeline... but tv shows and their tv execs and canon rarely go together.

Just excited this is on netflix, so I can watch it in a reasonable time.

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Plokite_Wolf    142

For people in countries for which the official Star Trek channel doesn't give a shit about:

This is so non-Trek that even people who will torrent it will want their money back.

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