The biggest highlights of the footage were the introduction of Anson Mount's Captain Pike and Ethan Peck's bearded Spock, who says he's been having visions of the "Red Angel" since he was young and only now does he know where it's pointing him towards. You know more than I know!
Set a decade prior to the original, William Shatner-starring Star Trek series, Discovery introduces Spock as the half-brother of Vulcan-raised Starfleet officer Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green).More news: Hurricane Michael European Model Shows Storm Intensifying
The episode plays out in a similar fashion to a typical B-Plot on any number of Star Trek episodes, just without the main narrative of the Discovery in the foreground, it's goes from an nearly intense thriller vibe to a nice bit of comedy before settling gently into a rather thoughtful life lesson in the end, and I have to say I'm really digging this format. "There's a conversation of science vs. faith and what does faith mean?" said Kurtzman. He found out he got the role when he got a message from the casting director that said "Welcome aboard, Mr. Spock". These two characters also have a tumultuous relationship, and it will be interesting to see how both of them work together.
Beginning with Season 2, Discovery will release new episodes on Thursdays, starting January 17. Jones further teased that we may meet the predator species on that planet who hunt Kelpiens as prey. Hell, given that last season ran off into the Mirror Universe for its back half, could it even be Mirror Spock? L'Rell's arc will also see her dealing with the men who don't want her in power. What do you make of the new trailer? We also felt as though the original series were transcendent in that way; they spoke to so much more than just an adventure in outer space featuring characters who you could know, love, and aspire to be like. According to Chieffo, the new Klingon aesthetic is directly inspired by something explained in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "Rightful Heir", In war, Klingons shave their heads and grow it out again in times of peace.