Season four of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY finds Captain Burnham and the crew of the U.S.S. Discovery facing a threat unlike any they’ve ever encountered. With Federation and non-Federation worlds alike feeling the impact, they must confront the unknown and work together to ensure a hopeful future for all.
Premiering in 2017, it is the seventh Star Trekseries and was the first since Star Trek: Enterprise concluded in 2005. It begins a decade before Star Trek: The Original Seriesand follows the crew of the USS Discovery.
Sonequa Martin-Green stars as Michael Burnham, a science specialist on Discoverywho eventually becomes captain. Doug Jones, Shazad Latif, Anthony Rapp, Mary Wiseman, Jason Isaacs, Wilson Cruz, Anson Mount, David Ajala, Rachael Ancheril, Blu del Barrio, and Ian Alexander also star. The series was announced in November 2015, with Fuller set as showrunner. He left due to creative differences with CBS and was replaced by Gretchen J. Berg and Aaron Harberts, with producing support from Akiva Goldsman for the first season. Berg and Harberts were fired by CBS during the second, and Kurtzman took over as showrunner. He was joined by Michelle Paradise beginning with the third season, which moved the series more than 900 years into the future.