“Star Trek: Discovery
” will bring some of the franchise’s signature characters aboard for season two.
“I can tell you that yes, you will be seeing Spock this season,” executive producer Alex Kurtzman
said Friday during a Hall H panel for the show Friday.
Season one of the CBS
All Access sci-fi drama ended with Discovery
, the titular starship, encountering the USS Enterprise. Anson Mount
, who in season two plays Capt. Christopher Pike
— the character originated by Jeffrey Hunter
in the original series — also revealed that another classic “Star Trek
” character will be appearing on “Discovery.”
“We’re going to get to meet the original Number One,” Mount said. The character of Number One was played by Majel Barrett
in the “The Cage,” the original pilot for the classic NBC
” series. That pilot never aired, but footage from it was used in a later “Star Trek
” episode “The Menagerie.