dark        
spacer

New image of shows of Star Trek: Discovery's teleportation bay

0

This isn't the Abrams-verse?

All this week we've been getting scattered new images from Star Trek: Discovery as we get closer and closer to the show's September 24 premier date (the first episode will be aired on CBS with the rest on CBS's streaming service). We haven't jumped on too many as they've been single images that are kind of boring. However, this first look at a teleportation room deserves some comment. 

This is the teleportation room for the U.S.S. Shenzhou (not the Discovery), but assuming all Federation ships have similar transport bays then it gives us an idea of what we will see. Even if they don't, it gives us an idea of the general design of the series, and... it just looks weird. We're supposedly in the TV show's timeline, not the new movie's one, but everything we've seen so far in terms of design just screams the movies. Say what you will about Enterprise, but they did a hell of a job making it feel like the designs of that show could eventually flow into the designs of the original series. Discovery is supposed to take place between those two or so, but it doesn't look like it fits at all. 

Look, I realize they're updating this and they want to pull in audiences from the movies. To do that they'll probably need to lean a bit towards making things more like the movies. However, in a series where canon is so important and so incredibly large, be so blatantly out of sync in terms of design is worrisome for the show overall. Hopefully the few things we've seen actually feel like they fit into the Star Trek universe once the we actually see the show.  


You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 

Click to open photo gallery:

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Matthew Razak
Matthew RazakEditor-in-Chief   gamer profile

Matthew Razak is the Editor-in-Chief here at Flixist, meaning he gets to take credit for all this awesome even though its really the rest of the amazing staff that gets it done. He started as a c... more + disclosures


 



Also on Flixist: Star Trek: Discovery   (3)   From our database:

  • Star Trek: Discovery's SDCC trailer is full of drama - Matthew Razak
  • Star Trek: Discovery hired fans and canon experts to stay accurate - Matthew Razak
  • New image of shows of Star Trek: Discovery's teleportation bay - Matthew Razak
  • First trailer for Star Trek: Discovery leaves a lot of questions - Matthew Razak
  • Star Trek: Discovery delayed until May 2017 - Matthew Razak
  • CBS Star Trek gets name and ship - Matthew Razak
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #CBS #First Look #Science Fiction #Star Trek

    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...


    LET'S KEEP THE COMMUNITY GREAT


    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!



     
     
  •