In a blog post, Paramount and CBS announced that the 2017 reboot Star Trek: Discovery will end with the upcoming fifth season. The creators of the series and those responsible at Paramount and CBS thanked the fans and indicated that the legacy of Star Trek: Discovery will be honored with celebrations.
Star Trek: Discovery is not without controversy among fans, but the show has made it to four seasons so far. With the upcoming fifth season, however, the series should be over, as Paramount and CBS recently revealed in a blog post. Thanking fans for their support, the company will honor “the legacy of Star Trek: Discovery and the groundbreaking stories” of recent seasons with celebrations and performances around the world. The fifth season is scheduled for release in early 2024.
Series is said to have ushered in “a new era for Star Trek”.
In the blog post, everyone responsible states how happy they were with their work on the show. “The series and its incredible cast and creative team ushered in a new era for Star Trek when it debuted over six years ago,” wrote Tanya Giles, chief programming officer at Paramount Streaming. Star Trek: Discovery is a perennial favorite at Paramount+ that both fans and executives care about.
“If just one person sees themselves or the possibilities of their future in a new way because of Discovery, then we think we’ve made Gene Roddenberry very proud,” wrote executive producers and co-showrunners Alex Kurtzman and Michelle Paradise. In addition, one cannot wait for the fans to see what has been worked on for the last season.
In the upcoming fifth season, Captain Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) and the crew of the USS Discovery will uncover a new mystery. This is said to take them across the galaxy to find an ancient power that has been hidden for centuries. The crew has to deal with enemies who are also after the hidden loot.