‘Star Trek: Picard’ Season 3 Heading to Disc Sept. 5; ‘Legacy Collection’ Due Nov. 7

CBS and Paramount Home Entertainment will release Star Trek: Picard — The Final Season on Blu-ray Disc and DVD Sept. 5. Also available will be a limited-edition Blu-ray Steelbook.

The set includes all 10 episodes from the third season of the Paramount+ original series, in which Admiral Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart) is reunited with his former Enterprise crewmates from “Star Trek: The Next Generation” in order to confront a new threat to the Federation from some old enemies.

“Star Trek: Picard” Season 3 Steelbook

In addition to Stewart, the cast LeVar Burton as Geordi La Forge, Michael Dorn as Worf, Jonathan Frakes as Will Riker, Gates McFadden as Dr. Beverly Crusher, Michelle Hurd as Raffi Musiker, Marina Sirtis as Deanna Troi, Brent Spiner as Commander Data, Ed Speleers as Jack Crusher, Todd Stashwick as Capt. Shaw, and Jeri Ryan as Seven of Nine.

The set also offers more than two-and-a-half hours of bonus materials, including a Q&A panel with the cast and production team, and the “Rebuilding the Enterprise-D” and “Villainous Vadic” featurettes. Exclusive to the disc release will be audio commentary on select episodes; the featurettes “The Gang’s All Here” and “The Making of the Last Generation”; deleted scenes; and a gag reel.

Also available Sept. 5 on Blu-ray and DVD will be Star Trek: Picard — The Complete Series, which includes all 30 episodes from the show’s three seasons and more than seven hours of special features.

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In addition, Paramount Nov. 7 will release Star Trek: The Picard Legacy Collection, a comprehensive individually numbered 54-disc Blu-ray boxed set touted to contain every series and film featuring the character of Jean-Luc Picard, spanning 208 episodes and four movies. Included are all seven seasons of “Star Trek: The Next Generation” (1987-94); the “TNG” movies Star Trek: Generations (1994), Star Trek: First Contact (1996), Star Trek: Insurrection (1998) and Star Trek: Nemesis (2002); all three seasons of “Star Trek: Picard” (2020-2023); more than 35 hours of special features; and exclusive collectibles such as magnetic Capt. Picard badges, four custom Chateau Picard drink coasters, and a custom deck of playing cards. Rounding out the set is an exclusive version of the 2020 book The Wisdom of Picard, called The Wisdom of Picard: The Legacy Collection Edition, which features new cover art and includes quotes from the latest seasons of “Star Trek: Picard.” The press announcement didn’t mention whether the Picard Legacy Collection would also include the character’s appearance on the 1993 pilot episode of “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,” “Emissary.”

Update (9/26/23): Legacy Collection street date changed from Oct. 17 to Nov. 7

‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ Movies Arriving on 4K Disc April 4

Paramount Home Entertainment April 4 will release the four films focused on the cast of “Star Trek: The Next Generation” on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc for the first time.

The collection includes 1994’s Star Trek: Generations, 1996’s Star Trek: First Contact, 1998’s Star Trek: Insurrection and 2002’s Star Trek: Nemesis.

The films continue the 24th century adventures of the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise as seen on the 1987-94 series “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” starring Patrick Stewart as Capt. Picard, Brent Spiner as the android Data, Jonathan Frakes as first officer Riker, Michael Dorn as the Klingon security officer Worf, LeVar Burton as chief engineer Geordi LaForge, Marina Sirtis as Counselor Troi, and Gates McFadden as Dr. Crusher.

Each film has been fully remastered and is presented on a 4K Ultra HD disc with Dolby Vision and HDR-10.

The films will be available as part of an eight-disc collection that includes them on both 4K disc and a remastered Blu-ray, as well as individually as combo packs. A digital copy code of each film will be included with both the collection and the individual combo packs. The discs will also include most of the legacy bonus material.

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In Star Trek: Generations, the Enterprise crew confronts a scientist (Malcolm McDowell), whose manipulation of a powerful phenomenon called the Nexus that can influence time and space threatens the existence of a populated planet. To stop him, Picard must team up with the original series’ Capt. Kirk (William Shatner), who was previously displaced in time by the Nexus.

Generations extras include:

  • Commentary by director David Carson and Manny Coto
  • Commentary by Brannon Braga and Ronald D. Moore
  • Text Commentary by Michael and Denise Okuda
  • Library Computer
  • Production Featurettes: “Uniting Two Legends”; “Stellar Cartography: Creating the Illusion”; “Strange New Worlds: The Valley of Fire”; “Scoring Trek”
  • Visual Effects Feaurettes: “Inside ILM: Models & Miniatures”; “Crashing the Enterprise”
  • Scene Deconstructions: Main Title Sequence, The Nexus Ribbon and Saucer Crash Sequence
  • “The Star Trek Universe” Featurettes: “A Tribute to Matt Jefferies”; “The Enterprise Lineage”; “Captain Picard’s Family Album”; “Creating 24th Century Weapons”; “Next Generation Designer Flashback Andrew Probert”; “Stellar Cartography on Earth”; “Brent Spiner – Data and Beyond Part 1”; “Trek Roundtable: Generations”; “Starfleet Academy SCISEC Brief 007: Trilithium”
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Archives
  • Trailers

 

In Star Trek: First Contact, the crew follows the Borg, a deadly enemy from the TV show, back to the 21st century to stop them from assimilating Earth into their robotic collective and preventing the future formation of the United Federation of Planets. While Picard tries to rescue Data from the Borg Queen (Alice Krige), the rest of the crew must assist a reluctant engineer (James Cromwell) in developing warp drive, which leads to Earth making first contact with an alien race.

First Contact extras include:

  • Commentary by director and actor Jonathan Frakes
  • Commentary by screenplay writers Brannon Braga and Ronald D. Moore
  • Commentary by Damon Lindelof and Anthony Pascale
  • Text commentary by Michael and Denise Okuda
  • Library Computer
  • Production Featurettes: “Making First Contact“; “The Art of First Contact”; “The Story“; “The Missile Silo“; “The Deflector Dish“; “From ‘A’ to ‘E’
  • Scene Deconstructions: Borg Queen Assembly, Escape Pod Launch and Borg Queen’s Demise
  • “The Star Trek Universe” Featurettes
    • Jerry Goldsmith: A Tribute”; “The Legacy of Zefram Cochrane”; “First Contact: The Possibilities”; “Industrial Light & Magic – The Next Generation”; “Greetings from the International Space Station”; “SpaceShipOne’s Historic Flight”; “Brent Spiner – Data and Beyond Part 2”; “Trek Roundtable: First Contact“; “Starfleet Academy SCISEC Brief 008: Temporal Vortex”
  • The Borg Collective Featurettes: “Unimatrix One”; “The Queen”; “Design Matrix”
  • Archives
  • Trailers

 

In Star Trek: Insurrection, the crew conspire to prevent an alien warl0rd (F. Murray Abraham) from removing a colony of pacifists from a planet so he can mine it for its age-reversing energies.

Insurrection extras include:

  • Commentary by Jonathan Frakes and Marina Sirtis
  • Text Commentary by Michael and Denise Okuda
  • Library Computer
  • ProductionFeaturettes: “It Takes a Village”; “Location, Location, Location”; “The Art of Insurrection”; “Anatomy of a Stunt”; “The Story”; “Making Star Trek: Insurrection”; “Director’s Notebook”
  • “The Star Trek Universe” Featurettes: “Westmore’s Aliens”; “Westmore’s Legacy”; “Star Trek’s Beautiful Alien Women”; “Marina Sirtis – The Counselor Is In”; “Brent Spiner – Data and Beyond Part 3”; “Trek Roundtable: Insurrection“; “Starfleet Academy SCISEC Brief 009: The Origins of the Ba’ku and Son’a Conflict”
  • “Creating the Illusion” Featurettes: “Shuttle Chase”; “Drones”; “Duck Blind”
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Archives
  • Advertising

 

In Star Trek: Nemesis, Picard comes face to face with a clone of his younger self (Tom Hardy) who has taken control of the Romulan Empire and threatens the galaxy with a new superweapon.

Nemesis extras include:

  • Commentary by director Stuart Baird
  • Commentary by producer Rick Berman
  • Commentary by Michael and Denise Okuda
  • Text Commentary by Michael and Denise Okuda
  • Library Computer
  • Production Featurettes: “Nemesis Revisited”; “New Frontiers – Stuart Baird on Directing Nemesis“; “Storyboarding the Action”; “Red Alert! Shooting the Action of Nemesis“; “Build and Rebuild”; “Four-Wheeling in the Final Frontier”; “Screen Test: Shinzon”
  • “The Star Trek Universe” Featurettes: “A Star Trek Family’s Final Journey”; “A Bold Vision of The Final Frontier”; “The Enterprise E”; “Reunion with the Rikers”; “Today’s Tech Tomorrow’s Data”; “Robot Hall of Fame”; “Brent Spiner – Data and Beyond Part 4”; “Trek Roundtable: Nemesis“; “Starfleet Academy SCISEC Brief 010: Thalaron Radiation”
  • “The Romulan Empire” Featurettes: “Romulan Lore”; “Shinzon & the Viceroy”; “Romulan Design”; “The Romulan Senate”; “The Scimitar”
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Archives
  • Trailers

 

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The April disc release date is a nod to “First Contact Day,” which takes place in Star Trek: First Contact on April 5, 2063. The release also coincides with the final episodes of the third season of the Paramount+ original series “Star Trek: Picard,” which brings the full cast back together for the first time since Nemesis.

The six films featuring the cast of the original 1960s “Star Trek” series were released in a 4K collection Sept. 6, 2022.

First Season of ‘Star Trek: Picard’ on Disc Oct. 6

CBS and Paramount Home Entertainment will release Star Trek: Picard — Season One on Blu-ray and DVD Oct. 6.

Patrick Stewart reprises his role as Capt. Jean-Luc Picard from “Star Trek: The Next Generation” on the CBS All Access original series. Set 30 years after “Next Generation,” the new show finds Picard’s retirement disturbed by a young woman (Isa Briones) who seeks his help after being attacked by Romulans as part of a conspiracy involving androids and artificial intelligence.

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‘Star Trek’ Picard Collection Blu-ray Coming Oct. 15

With CBS All Access preparing to debut the new series “Star Trek: Picard” in 2020, a new Blu-ray collection will revisit some of the previous adventures of Capt. Jean-Luc Picard, played by Patrick Stewart.

CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment Oct. 15 will release Star Trek: Picard Movie & TV Collection on Blu-ray with a 16-page exclusive comic book from IDW Publishing.

“Star Trek: The Next Generation”

The six-disc collection includes the movie versions of the two-part “Star Trek: The Next Generation” episodes “The Best of Both Worlds” and “Chain of Command,” plus the four theatrically released films featuring the “TNG” cast: Generations, First Contact, Insurrection and Nemesis.

The discs will include more than 10 hours of previously released bonus material.

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The comic book, called “Sky’s the Limit,” will feature an original story inspired by the franchise.

The Blu-ray collection will also be released internationally Oct. 21 in the United Kingdom, Oct. 23 in Australia and Nov. 7 in Germany.

The TV episodes include English 7.1 DTS-HD master audio and stereo surround. The films are offered with 5.1 Dolby sound.