The new Star Trek series featuring Sir Patrick Stewart will be airing on Amazon Prime internationally.
The show will air on CBS All Access in North America, and within twenty-four hours be available for fans in “more than two-hundred territories” on Amazon Prime.
“We’re thrilled to partner with CBS to bring the newest edition of the storied Star Trek franchise to our international Amazon Prime Video customers,” said Brad Beale, VP worldwide content licensing for Amazon Prime Video. “With the incredible Sir Patrick Stewart returning as the beloved Jean-Luc Picard, we’re excited we can give Trek fans both old and new the opportunity to see him back in action. It’s a terrific addition to our already robust catalog of exclusive Amazon Prime Video content.”
“For fifty years, the Star Trek series have been a global sensation, spanning generations and audiences of all ages,” said Armando Nuñez, president and CEO of the CBS Global Distribution Group. “It’s an honor to welcome Sir Patrick Stewart back for what is sure to be another world-class extension of the historic franchise. We look forward to working with the team at Amazon Prime Video to bring this next chapter of the incredible Star Trek franchise to its passionate international fan base.”
“There’s only one word that can begin to describe Sir Patrick Stewart as Starship Commander Jean-Luc Picard, and that’s ‘legendary,'” said series executive producer Alex Kurtzman. “We are thrilled beyond measure to have him back in command, bringing the optimistic messages of Star Trek to audiences around the world.”
The cast of the new Stewart series will include Stewart, Alison Pill, Harry Treadaway, Isa Briones, Santiago Cabrera, Evan Evagora, and Michelle Hurd.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter