Okay, y’all. Brace yourselves for a classic geek-out freak-out from yours truly! The folks at Paramount+ blessed us with a full trailer for season two of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds this week. (Now bless your writers with fair wages). The trailer looks fantastic and our crew truly looks like they’re getting up to some serious shenanigans this season. We can’t wait to see what’s next for them.
Ten things hit me with excitement as we’ve watched and (re)watched this trailer.
2). We’re getting off-ship a little more! That’s exciting!
3). SPOCK AND CHAPEL, WHAT THE HECK?!
4). UNA IS BACK!
5). Kirk and La’an on some sort of mission together? Maybe? Unclear!
6). What is the Xenomorph-looking thing we’re facing off against? More Gorns?
7). CAROL FRICKIN’ KANE giving some sass! But she’s sassing Uhura? That’s not going to go far at all!
8). Spock drinking bloodwine with some Klingons!
9). Pike/Una KISSING whaaaaat?
10). LOWER DECKS! LOWER DECKS!
Our reaction? Just imagine us in a perpetual squee for the entirety of the trailer and then for several minutes after it finished. We don’t know what all of this adds up to but it sure looks like a good time to us. Need further convincing? Watch the trailer yourself!
I’ll be chatting in-depth about this trailer with my co-hosts on the We Are Starfleet podcast, so hit that subscribe button for some thoughtful trailer analysis in your podcatcher soon.
Star Trek: Strange New Worlds season 2 will premiere on June 15, 2023, on Paramount+.