Paramount + marked its first day of contact Star Trek fan event featuring some goodies for fans of the sci-fi franchise, releasing trailers for season four of Star Trek: Discovery, season two of Star Trek: Picard, and season two of the animated comedy series Star Trek: Lower Decks, the latter of which featured a guest appearance from Jonathan Frakes’ Will Riker.
Riker wasn’t the only Starfleet officer to get animated though, as we also got our very first look at Kate Mulgrew’s Kathryn Janeway from the upcoming Paramount + and Nickelodeon series Star Trek: Prodigy
Star Trek: Prodigy is the first Star Trek series aimed at a younger audience, and takes place in the year 2383, after the events of Star Trek: VoyagerMulgrew will reprise her role as Janeway, with the character as the Star Trek: Prodigy starship is built in emergency training hologram.
The official synopsis for the upcoming animated series reads:
Star Trek: Prodigy follows a motley crew of young aliens who must figure out how to work together as they navigate a larger galaxy in search of a brighter future. These six young outcasts know nothing about the ship they claimed – a first in Star Trek Franchise history – but in their adventures together, they will all be introduced to Starfleet and the ideals it represents.
You can use the Star Trek: Prodigy panel discussing Janeway here …
Star Trek: Prodigy will premiere its first season with 10 episodes later this year and has already been renewed for a second season.