Picard actor Patrick Stewart is teasing ideas for a new Star Trek movie at Paramount Pictures, despite Season 3 being his show’s finale.
Star Trek: Picard actor Patrick Stewart has teased that there are ideas for a new Star Trek movie about his character. Stewart has portrayed Jean-Luc Picard in the franchise since 1994, starring in several films and most notably in the 1987 TV series, Star Trek: The Next Generation. Most recently, after an 18-year hiatus, he reprized his role of Picard for the TV drama Star Trek: Picard. The series is set 18 years after the events of Star Trek: Nemesis and follows a retired Picard as he accepts his past and accepts the next chapters in his life.
Star Trek: Picard has aired two seasons so far and has been renewed for a season 3, which will serve as the show’s last. In Season 3, Picard is reunited with his former crew of the USS Company from Star Trek: The Next Generation, starring former costars Brent Spiner, Jonathan Scott Frakes, Michael Dorn, LeVar Burton, Gates McFadden and Marina Sirtis all set to star. Spiner plays Lore, Data’s evil twin brother and one of Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s most formidable villains. As Star Trek: Picard preparing to go out with a bang, Stewart teases that there could be more.
At New York Comic Con’s Star Trek: Picard panel, in which screen frenzy attended, Stewart teased ideas for a new Star Trek movie. The actor was quite vague, but he indicated that the door has not been closed about the possibility of another Star Trek movie. Watch his statement below:
I understand there are Paramount+ people here… and Paramount Pictures… We could still make a movie.
How Picard Season 3 Could Set Up a New Star Trek Movie
What makes Stewart’s tease on another? Star Trek movie is so intriguing that there are different ways in which Star Trek: Picard season 3 could put on another movie. It is, after all, the reunification of the Star Trek: The Next Generation cast, opening the door to further explore and continue that crew’s legacy. There has been speculation about possible spin-offs with characters like Captain Worf, Will Riker or even Data (Spinner). Also, Star Trek: Picard‘s decision to create an alternate timeline essentially rewritten Star Trek history, opening up nearly endless possibilities for the future. Needless to say, Star Trek: Picard season 3 can contain a lot of material that can be fertile for someone else Star Trek movie.
It remains to be seen whether another Star Trek movie starring Picard actor Patrick Stewart will be made. It was only recently revealed that Star Trek 4 had been postponed indefinitely by Paramount. The movie would have been the fourth installment in the movie Star Trek reboot film series starring Chris Pine, which grew out of director Matt Shakman’s loss to Marvel’s Fantastic four Restart. However, Stewart teased another movie shortly after Star Trek 4The setback could hint at Paramount exploring new directions for the Star Trek movie franchise. Only time will tell how Star Trek: Picard season 3 could set this next chapter up on the big screen when it premieres on February 16.
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