Star Trek: Picard – According to the Riker actor, fans accept the new series


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Jonathan Frakes, who played Will Riker in Star Trek: The Next Generation, explains that, in his view, fans of TNG in particular are accepting that the new Star Trek: Picard series is so different.

Star Trek: Picard is not The Next Generation 2.0. You noticed that after the first episode and you notice it more and more the further we progress in the story.

Picard is different and fans accept it

There is criticism that Star Trek: Picard is so different. But according to Jonathan Frakes, Will Riker from Star Trek: The Next Generation, Generation TNG has just accepted these changes.

In an interview with SyFy, Jonathan Frakes explains: "Much of the feedback comes from your generation and maybe from the following. If you grew up in a" Star Trek household ", our show was the Star Trek of your generation. And it has Spectators influenced by Discovery and Picard, especially Picard. For the first time, the audience tended to accept and was looking forward to it and was either not afraid or suspicious. Which was not always the case. Our show (TNG) was received with great skepticism "Some would say hostility. People wanted Kirk, Pille and Spock. Discovery blew a lot of skepticism because the fans had just gotten used to the world of JJ Abrams. But Picard brought your generation, my generation, and whoever we were otherwise could bring along. There was a very noticeable and positive appetite. "

The first season of Star Trek: Picard ends in two episodes. But another season is already planned.

Source: SyFy

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