At Comic-Con on Saturday, Bryan Fuller – the showrunner on the new Star Trek series coming to CBS All Access in 2017 – has been officially titled STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. A teaser trailer, featuring test footage of the titular ship, was released online by the official Star Trek YouTube channel, but was pulled down just as fast. The embed below is from a third-party source.
From the footage, the title refers to the ship U.S.S. Discovery, designated NCC-1031. From this we can deduce that it is another prequel series to the Star Trek universe. The footage is very raw, labelled as “Ship Test Footage,” and has already elicited online comparisons to video game quality.
Bryan Fuller will be the showrunner on the series, having previously been a writer on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager. Vincenzo Natali will serve as the producing director, although he is not directing the first episode. The new series will be produced by CBS Television Studios in association with executive prodcuer Alex Kurtzman’s Secret Hideout. Kurtzman and Eugene “Rod” Roddenberry (son of Gene), and Trevor Roth, the COO of Roddenberry Entertainment, will also serve as executive producers. Kurtzman is also an executive producer for the hit CBS television series Scorpion and Limitless, along with Kadin and Orci, and for Hawaii Five-0 with Orci.
It will debut on CBS All Access in the US and Canada, and express stream to Netflix around the world on the same days.