Watch the action-packed new trailer for ‘Star Trek: Discovery’, Season 2

The new trailer promises a lot of action is on the way in the new series

A new, action-packed trailer for Star Trek: Discovery season 2 has been released.

Teasing a new mystery surrounding a powerful creature known as the “Red Angel”, the trailer shows how the creature can suddenly appear to warn of an impending apocalypse.

Two new characters are also shown, including Anson Mount as Captain Christopher Pike – a character who has commanded the Enterprise before – and Rebecca Romijn as his first officer, Number One.

You can watch the new trailer here:

Earlier this year, it was announced that Sir Patrick Stewart would be returning to his role as Jean-Luc Picard in a new TV series of Star Trek.

The new CBS All Access series will chronicle Picard’s adventures after Star Trek: The Next Generation. In the original series which ran between 1987 and 1994, Stewart played Picard in 178 episodes across seven series.

Stewart made the announcement himself after making a surprise appearance at the annual Star Trek convention in Las Vegas.

Announcing the news, Stewart said: “I will always be very proud to have been a part of the Star Trek: The Next Generation, but when we wrapped that final movie in the spring of 2002, I truly felt my time with Star Trek had run its natural course.”

“It is, therefore, an unexpected but delightful surprise to find myself excited and invigorated to be returning to Jean-Luc Picard and to explore new dimensions within him. Seeking out new life for him, when I thought that life was over.”

Alex Kurtzman, who currently works as a director on Star Trek: Discovery, will work as an executive producer on the show. Speaking about the announcement, he said: “With overwhelming joy, it’s a privilege to welcome Sir Patrick Stewart back to the Star Trek fold.”

“For over 20 years, fans have hoped for the return of Captain Jean-Luc Picard and that day is finally here. We can’t wait to forge new ground, surprise people, and honour generations new and old.”