Patrick Stewart Teases Upcoming 'Picard: The Movie' and More Exciting Star Trek Projects

News - 7 January 2024
The third and final season of Star Trek: Picard was a massive hit, especially among fans who were delighted to see the beloved crew of The Next Generation back together. While it may have felt like a farewell to Patrick Stewart's iconic character, Jean-Luc Picard, the actor himself is not ready to say goodbye just yet. In a recent interview on the 'Happy Sad Confused' podcast, Stewart made a surprising announcement regarding a potential new project in the Star Trek universe: 'Picard: The Movie.

'nnAccording to Stewart, a screenplay is currently in the works for a new Star Trek movie that would see him reprising his role as Picard. He revealed, "I heard about a script last night, but specifically with me in it. And I've been told to expect it in a week or so.

I'm so excited because it sounds like the experiments I want to do will be essential for this kind of material. It will be so different." This revelation comes after Stewart hinted at the possibility of a film last year and mentioned that he had been subtly pushing Paramount Studios for the opportunity.

nnThe news of a potential Picard movie comes as a pleasant surprise to fans, who have been eagerly awaiting more adventures from the beloved character. While details about the plot and cast have yet to be revealed, the prospect of seeing Picard embark on a new cinematic journey is sure to generate significant excitement among Trekkies around the globe.nnIn addition to the Picard movie, Stewart also touched upon the ongoing Section 31 project featuring Michelle Yeoh, further expanding the Star Trek universe with new and exciting stories.

With multiple projects in the works, it seems that the franchise is showing no signs of slowing down and continues to captivate audiences with its futuristic tales of exploration and adventure.nnAs fans eagerly anticipate the upcoming Picard movie and other Star Trek projects, it is clear that the legacy of this iconic franchise continues to endure, drawing in new generations of viewers while also providing longtime fans with the opportunity to revisit their favorite characters and explore new corners of the galaxy.nnStewart's dedication to the role of Picard and his enthusiasm for exploring new creative avenues within the Star Trek universe is a testament to the lasting impact of the franchise and the enduring appeal of its themes of hope, exploration, and unity.

As the journey of Jean-Luc Picard continues in new and unexpected ways, fans can look forward to experiencing more thrilling adventures in the vast reaches of space alongside one of science fiction's most beloved characters. The future of Star Trek is indeed looking bright, with exciting new possibilities on the horizon for fans of all ages to enjoy.