The brand new Star Trek: Picard trailer declares the return of “Q.” This Q is batshit loopy however loads of enjoyable, versus the current-era fictional character guiding Capitol insurrectionists and loonie Karens.
Watch for the top and listen to the well-remembered Q cackle.
Jean-Luc Picard is about to get reacQuainted together with his biggest adversary. (No, that is not a typo.)
John de Lancie will reprise his position as Subsequent Era trickster god Q on Season 2 of Star Trek: Picard, Paramount+ introduced on Monday. The announcement was a part of Star Trek’s “First Contact Day” sequence of occasions; de Lancie additionally appeared on the Picard digital panel to verify the information. Manufacturing on Season 2 of Picard is already underway, with a premiere set for 2022 on Paramount+.
The streamer additionally launched a teaser for the brand new season, with Picard narrating a tour of his French wine chateau and saying “the true closing frontier is time.” We see pictures of Milton’s Paradise Misplaced and a mannequin of Picard’s previous ship the Stargazer earlier than the digicam settles on a enjoying card — the Queen of Hearts — which burns up till solely the “Q” stays. Then we hear Q’s taunting voice reminding us that “the trial by no means ends” earlier than he cackles with glee.