WATCH: First Teaser Released for ‘Star Trek: Picard’

CBS has released a brand new teaser for Star Trek: Picard, their All Access follow-up to Star Trek: Discovery. Produced by Alex Kurtzman, Picard is set to air 25 years after the conclusion of Star Trek: The Next Generation and 17 years after the film Star Trek: Nemesis, which is the last time audiences saw the character of Captain Picard in action.

The newly released teaser includes images of Picard’s family vineyards in France as someone is heard speaking to Picard regarding his decision to resign from Starfleet following a mission 15 years ago, stating:

Fifteen years ago, today, you led us out of the darkness. You commanded the greatest rescue armada in history. Then, the unimaginable. What did that cost you? Your faith? Your faith is us? Your faith in yourself? Tell us. Why did you leave Starfleet, admiral?

Who is speaking is unknown, but what is clear is Picard was eventually promoted to the rank of admiral seemingly sometime after the events of Nemesis. After concluding with a shot of Patrick Stewart as Jean Luc Picard out of uniform, the title comes up with a brief rendition of the Star Trek: The Next Generation theme played on a flute, which could be a neat callback to the now classic and critically admired episode “The Inner Light.”

Production on Picard began in April and while no official air date has been announced, the series is expected to premiere on CBS All Access later this year. Check out the first teaser for Star Trek: Picard below and feel free to let us know what you think in the comments.