E. Oliver Whitney
September 20, 2018
Star Trek: Discovery won’t?return?until sometime pick up, nevertheless, you won’t have to wait until then to go back to the U.S.S. Discovery.?Four new mini-episodes take exactly how the following, and CBS has released the 1st look and details.
Back at North park Comic-Con?across the?summer, showrunner Alex Kurtzman?revealed?a few new?Star Trek shorts were as you go along. Now could those?will probably be weekly episodes, set to debut on CBS All Access beginning October 4. Each episode of Star Trek:?Short Treks, supposed to actually cover 10-15 minutes long each (via io9), will?explore the backstories of three characters we realize and something?new accessory the series.
One episode will?give attention to Mary Wiseman’s Tilly, one on?Doug Jones’ Saru, another on Rainn Wilson’s smuggler Harry Mudd C?which Wilson will?also direct C and a fourth will introduce a completely new character, Craft, played by Aldis Hodge. The teaser for any new?Discovery shorts provides first look at Hodge’s character. Here’s information, plot synopses, and air dates every episode (via?Deadline):
Runaway C Thursday, Oct. 4
Onboard the U.S.S. Discovery, Ensign Tilly (Mary Wiseman) encounters an unusual visitor trying to find help. However, this unlikely pair may have more in common than what you know already.
Written by Jenny Lumet & Alex Kurtzman. Directed by Maja Vrvilo.
Calypso C Thursday, Nov. 8
After rising inside an unfamiliar sickbay, Craft (Aldis Hodge) finds himself aboard a deserted ship, brilliant only companion and expect survival is surely an A.I. computer interface.
Teleplay by Michael Chabon. Story by Sean Cochran and Michael Chabon. Directed by Olatunde Osunsanmi.
The Brightest Star C Thursday, Dec. 6
Before he was the initial Kelpien to affix Starfleet, Saru (Doug Jones) lived a fairly easy life on his home planet of Kaminar together with his father and sister. Young Saru, full of ingenuity in addition to a degree of curiosity uncommon among his people, yearns to determine what lies beyond his village, leading him upon an unexpected path.
Written by Bo Yeon Kim & Erika Lippoldt. Directed by Douglas Aarniokoski.
The Escape Artist C Thursday, Jan. 3
Harry Mudd (Rainn Wilson), into his old secrets to stealing and double-dealing, finds himself from a precarious position aboard a hostile ship C just with time to use his latest con.
Written by Michael McMahan. Directed by Rainn Wilson.
That should be enough to hang?you?over until?Discovery returns for Season 2 in 2019, and until Ethan Peck, aka Gregory Peck’s grandson, makes his debut on the show as?Spock.