The Next Generation Cast Joins Patrick Stewart in ‘Picard’

Of them star trek the shows are about to make first contact on Paramount+. The streamer has just revealed that a handful of former The next generation stars will join picard for its third and final season, a kind of family reunion for the crew of Patrick Stewart’s beloved USS Enterprise.

LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Jonathan Frakes, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis and Brent Spiner will appear alongside Stewart in the next season, nearly 30 years after the last season of The next generation broadcast. Stewart reprises his role as Jean-Luc Picard on the show, which means we’ll see Burton as Geordi La Forge, Frakes as Will Riker, and everyone else bringing their beloved characters to life.

The news came as part of ‘First Contact Day’ – April 5, 2063 is the day humans make their first contact with Vulcans in Star Trek: First Contact– via a cast announcement clip featuring teasers of all the returning cast members. “I think back to the days of the Enterprise, to all that danger we rushed into,” Geordi exclaims as a wistful Picard opens a briefcase containing his old uniform.

“That was the time,” Picard replies.

Star Trek: The Next Generation aired for seven seasons from 1987 to 1994, picking up where the original star trek interrupted series. picard looks back at the character of Stewart, who commanded the USS Enterprise in The next generation.

“I remember watching the premiere of Star Trek: The Next Generation almost 34 years ago with my dad like it was yesterday. It was the spark that ignited my love for science fiction,” said Terry Matalas, showrunner and executive producer of season three. “So it’s only fitting that Jean-Luc Picard’s story ends honoring the beginning, with his dearest and most loyal friends on the USS Enterprise.”

Star Trek: Picard is currently underway with its second season on Paramount+, as new episodes continue to drop weekly on Thursdays. Season 3 of picard is expected to decline in 2023.