The Star Trek franchise has reached 800 mixed TV episodes and flicks, and with extra sequence on the air than ever earlier than, it may simply be the beginning.
Star Trek has reached a very monumental mark – a mixed complete of 800 motion pictures and TV episodes over the course of its 54 yr period. With Star Trek: Discovery, Star Trek: Picard, Star Trek: Brief Treks and Star Trek: Lower Decks all at present producing new episodes, and plans for extra theatrical movies on the way in which, the franchise is exhibiting no signal of slowing down any time quickly. Even so lengthy after the unique sequence first started airing, Star Trek stays a titan of the sci-fi style.
Whereas at all times a serious pressure on this planet of science fiction, Star Trek noticed a little bit of a decline firstly of the 21st century. The mixed reputation of the unique sequence, subsequent movies and The Subsequent Era made the franchise a family title for many years, however the lesser success of Voyager within the late ‘90s and the relatively poor reception to Enterprise led to a short lived hiatus. That break didn’t final lengthy although, as J.J. Abrams’s movie sequence relaunched Star Trek for a brand new era. Now, as Paramount appears to compete with Disney and Warner Bros. within the branded content material house, Star Trek is increasing extra quickly than ever.
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That enlargement hit a serious milestone to cap off 2020 – 800 complete mixed TV episodes and movies thus far. Star Trek-centric Twitter account @GeekFilter declared the information in a celebratory publish, commemorating the franchise’s 10 distinctive TV sequence and 13 motion pictures. Merely working for over 50 years is an accomplishment in itself, nevertheless it’s notably spectacular given how a lot new Star Trek content material is at present being created and the way far more is deliberate for the close to future.
As of at present there at the moment are 800 #StarTrek episodes and flicks.
54 years • 10 TV sequence • 13 motion pictures.
I am grateful for Trek and all of the wonderful, devoted, good individuals who have and proceed to nurture it over time.
And the human journey is simply starting! 🖖 pic.twitter.com/yZfv6sfQZi
— GeekFilter 🎙 Infinite Trek co-host He/Him (@GeekFilter) December 31, 2020
Along with the 4 reveals at present on the air, Paramount has introduced plans for quite a few upcoming tasks. These new sequence embody Star Trek: Unusual New Worlds, which is able to observe the unique Enterprise by means of its early adventures under Captain Pike, and Star Trek: Prodigy, an animated sequence focused at youthful viewers. With a lot new materials on the way in which, Star Trek is effectively on its method to hitting the 1,000 mark earlier than too lengthy.
Proper now, the franchise’s largest query mark is its movie sequence. Theatrical Trek tasks have been quickly suspended by Paramount, and whereas a number of completely different rumored pitches have floated round, nothing concrete has been revealed to date. Films have been a cornerstone of the sequence since earlier than The Subsequent Era, and they’re positive to return someplace down the road. In the interim although, new Star Trek shows and Paramount+ appear to be the way in which ahead.
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