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CBS All-Access Orders Star Trek: Strange New Worlds to Focus on Spock, Pike, Number One

May 15, 2020 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

CBS All-Access has ordered another Star Trek show, picking up Star Trek: Strange New Worlds which will focus on Spock, Captain Pike and Number One. The company announced on Friday (per Deadline that the series will pick up as the third full live-action Star Trek show on the streaming service, following Star Trek: Discovery and Star Trek: Picard.

The series will star Anson Mount (Inhumans), Ethan Peck (Penny Dreadful: City of Angels) and Rebecca Romijn (X-Men) as Pike, Spock and Number One. Pike and Number One, as Trekkers know well, were part of the original pilot and played by Jeffrey Hunter and Majel Barrett. While the pilot was refilmed with a new cast and characters, Hunter and Barrett did appear in the roles when the pilot was reworked into the season one two-parter “The Menagerie” in 1965.

Mount, Peck and Romijn played the roles of Pick, Spock and Number in in season two of Star Trek: Discovery. The new series will take the story of the three Spock, Pike and Number One and the U.S.S. Enterprise nearly up to the first season of Star Trek: The Original Series and looks to pick up soon after the events of the Discovery season two finale.

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