Star Trek: The Next Generation could be returning to TV

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Trekkies everywhere have been going into overdrive over the last few weeks, as reports that Star Trek: The Next Generation could be making a returning to our screens gained popularity.

Many of these rumors were based off reports of Patrick Stewart returning to the role of Jean-Luc Picard in an upcoming television production.

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We have no idea whether or not this will fall into the ‘The Next Generation’ bracket, but according to the Hollywood Reporter, Sir Patrick will be making a much-awaited comeback.

This is a development that most Trek fans are sure to love.

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The Hollywood Reporter isn’t the only publication reporting this potential return, with several others suggesting that Stewart has reached a “verbal agreement” with Star Trek executives.

According to CBS, there may also be plans in place for several other new Trek television shows following the success of 2017’s Star Trek: Discovery.

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Stewart played Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation in the late 80s and early 90s and last took on the role in Star Trek: Nemesis, a 2002 movie which didn’t do very well at the box office.

Many consider Star Trek: Discovery the inspiration for any such ‘Next Generation’ rebirth.

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The massively successful show returns for its second season in 2019.