‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 3 Release Date Revealed

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 We didn’t get a new trail­er for Season 3 of “Star Trek: Discovery” at this year's Comic-Con@Home event — in fact, we’ve only seen the teaser trail­er that showed at last year’s New York Comic Con. It seems a trifle odd that CBS passed on the oppor­tu­ni­ty given it lit­er­al­ly had a cap­tive audi­ence for the Star Trek Universe panel, so fin­gers crossed we’ll get one soon and no doubt it will catch every­one by sur­prise and then short­ly after cause the inter­net to explode. 

However, just a day after Comic-Con@Home ended, CBS did give con­firm the 13-episode Season 3 pre­miere date, which will be Oct. 15, on CBS All Access.

And, sci-fi fans, from October onwards, we can expect a lot of qual­i­ty TV, as the second season of “The Mandalorian” also airs in October and while the exact date hasn’t been con­firmed by Disney Plus, one rumor sug­gests that it might be as soon as Oct. 7. It’s not yet known how many episodes will be in Season 2.

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While little is known about what to expect in the new season of “Star Trek: Discovery” — aside from the fact that the crew has been cat­a­pult­ed 930 years into the future to the year 3186, or there­abouts — we can expect a whole host of stars in Season 2 of “The Mandalorian,” includ­ing: 

Pedro Pascal as The Mandalorian/Din Djarin
Gina Carano as Cara Dune
Carl Weathers as Greef Karga
Giancarlo Esposito as Moff Gideon
Michael Biehn (rumored)
Temuera Morrison as Boba Fett (rumored)
Rosario Dawson as Ahsoka Tano (rumored)
Katee Sackhoff as Bo-Katan Kryze (rumored)
Timothy Olyphant as Cobb Vanth (rumored)

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Not much is known about the predicament that awaits the crew of the USS Discovery in season three of "Star Trek: Discovery" on CBS All Access.  (Image credit: CBS All Access)

 Plus, don’t forget, we’ve got “Star Trek: Lower Decks,” which launched this week on the CBS All Access sub­scrip­tion ser­vice. The Trek won’t end there as “Star Trek: Prodigy” is still to come on Nickelodeon, plus “Star Trek: Strange New WorldsandSection 31 spin-off in pre-pro­duc­tion. 

What a time to be a Trekkie.  

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