Actor Patrick Stewart gay fans Saturday by resolutely going behind to his purpose as Jean-Luc Picard, that he pronounced he will reprise in a new Star Trek series.
The British actor, 78, pronounced he would lapse to a iconic purpose during a warn coming during a annual Star Trek gathering in Las Vegas, pronounced “it is an astonishing though pleasant warn to find myself vehement and invigorated to be returning to Jean-Luc Picard and to try new measure with him.”
“Seeking out a new life for him, when we suspicion that life was over.”
The new series, that a CBS All Access streaming use will carry, is to core on Picard’s life post Star Trek: Next Generation.
That array ran from 1987 to 1994 with 178 episodes, and spawned several films, a final in 2002.
“I will always be really unapproachable to have been a partial of a Star Trek: The Next Generation, though when we wrapped that final film in a open of 2002, we truly felt my time with Star Trek had run a healthy course,” Stewart said.
“It has been humbling to hear stories about how The Next Generation brought people comfort, saw them by formidable durations in their lives or how a instance of Jean-Luc desirous so many to follow in his footsteps, posterior science, scrutiny and leadership,” he continued.
“I feel I’m prepared to lapse to him for a same reason — to investigate and knowledge what comforting and reforming light he competence gleam on these mostly dim times.”
Star Trek, a multi-billion-dollar informative materialisation dear by fans worldwide, spin 50 years aged in 2016.
Details on a new series, including pretension or recover date, sojourn underneath wraps.
Patrick Stewart attends a 90th Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood, California