Paramount+ proclaims unique film, ‘Star Trek: Part 31,’ starring Michelle Yeoh
Paramount+ has ordered a “Star Trek: Part 31” unique film occasion with Michelle Yeoh reprising her function as Emperor Philippa Georgiou, in accordance with a weblog publish on the “Star Trek” official website. This would be the first Star Trek film primarily based on a personality from the 2017 collection “Star Trek: Discovery.”
A launch date has but to be introduced. Manufacturing begins later this 12 months.
Particulars on the plot are slim. Nevertheless, we all know that “Star Trek: Part 31” will comply with Georgiou, the unique captain of the ship Shenzhou. She joins a secret division of Starfleet, Part 31, which is tasked to guard the safety pursuits of an interstellar alliance known as the United Federation of Planets.
Georgiou will even need to face “the sins of her previous,” the StarTrek.com workers wrote. The emperor is definitely a Mirrorverse duplicate of Georgiou, who seems later within the first season of “Star Trek: Discovery.” (Spoiler alert: the unique Georgiou was killed within the 2017 collection). The Mirrorverse is a universe the place the persons are corrupt variations of the individuals in the primary universe.
“I’m past thrilled to return to my Star Trek household and to the function I’ve cherished for therefore lengthy,” Yeoh stated in a press release. “Part 31 has been close to and pricey to my coronary heart since I started the journey of taking part in Philippa all the way in which again when this new golden age of Star Trek launched. To see her lastly get her second is a dream come true in a 12 months that’s proven me the unimaginable energy of by no means giving up in your desires. We will’t wait to share what’s in retailer for you, and till then: stay lengthy and prosper (until Emperor Georgiou decrees in any other case)!”
“Star Trek: Part 31” was initially reported to be a derivative collection in 2018 and went into energetic improvement in 2019.
Whereas it’s unclear why Paramount+ selected to make it a film as a substitute, this would be the first Star Trek movie to middle on a single character.
“All the way in which again in 2017, earlier than the primary season of ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ had even aired, Michelle had the thought to do a spin-off for her character, Philippa Georgiou,” stated government producer Alex Kurtzman.
“She broke new floor as one of many first two girls on display screen within the pilot to usher in a brand new age of Trek, and now, six years later, ‘Star Trek: Part 31’ lastly arrives on the heels of her newest groundbreaking win. Everybody on Workforce Trek couldn’t be extra thrilled to have our legendary pal return dwelling to us as we increase our storytelling into new and uncharted corners of the Trekverse. Lengthy stay Emperor Georgiou; lengthy stay Michelle Yeoh!,” Kurtzman added.
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