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Star Trek Discovery loses two major character for Season 3

March 25th, 2019 by Marc Comments

Well, no sooner are they here than they’re away again…

Star Trek: Discovery is losing two big cast members in season three as Anson Mount, who came on board as Captain Christopher Pike of the USS Enterprise, and Rebecca Romijn, who played Number One, are both leaving at the end of this season.

One is that the duo both had strict one-year deals to tie Discovery to the established Trek lore before leaving again. Does this mean we’ll meet Kirk in Season 3? Doubtful… but you never know.


But with the season now wrapped in Toronto, we may still have more of Pike’s story to see… fans of the original series’ lore will recall that Pike has pretty grim fate, being left in a wheelchair, disfigured and unable to speak.

Will we see this happen in Discovery? Showrunner Kurtzman had this to say in January: “This season we get inside his character in a way that we we didn’t get to do in the films. And the fact that we will synchronize with canon by the end of this season, that means we may see shades of where we all know Pike will end up.”


Could be a bumpy road ahead for Pike before the close of this season.


Source: Deadline

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….