Star Trek’ Showrunner: “I Almost Cried” During Patrick Stewart’s New Picard Script Reading

The Paleyfest pan­el for Star Trek: Dis­cov­ery was in its final min­utes when showrun­ner Alex Kurtz­man offered a vague yet tan­ta­liz­ing tid­bit about the still-unti­tled Picard series that will soon bring Patrick Stew­art back to the Starfleet uni­verse in his icon­ic Star Trek: The Next Gen­er­a­tion role.