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Captain Jean Luke Picard is back! And he’s meeting up with a couple of familiar faces from the Star Trek franchise. Season 2 of Star Trek: Picard landed on Paramount+ on Thursday (March 3), with Patrick Stewart returning as Captain Jean Luke Picard alongside Whoopi Goldberg as Guinan (from Star Trek: Next Generation).
The show’s returning cast includes Alison Pill, Isa Briones, Evan Evagora, Santiago Cabrera, Michelle Hurd, Brent Spiner and Orla Brady. Jon de Lancie is also returning as the character Q, who appeared in Star Trek: Next Generation, Stark Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager and Star Trek: Lower Decks.
In the season 2 premiere, the Starfleet must once again lean on Picard after crew members Cristobal Rios, Seven of Nine, Raffi Musiker and Dr. Agnes Jurati uncover an anomaly in space that threatens the future of the galaxy.
How to Watch Season 2 of Star Trek: Picard Online for Free
Paramount+ is the streaming home for Picard, but if you’re not already subscribed, now would be a great time to sign up. This week marks a year since Paramount+ launched, to celebrate the streaming platform is offering new customers 80% off its monthly packages, which start at $4.99 per month to stream (with ads). New subscribers can use the code BIRTHDAY to sign up for either the Essential Plan for $1 a month for three months, or the ad-free Premium Plan for $2 a month for three months.
The streaming platform houses over 40,000 episodes, movies and must-watch originals along with breaking news and an impressive sports lineup. Paramount+ is home to series like 1883, Seal Team, Mayor of Kingstown, as well as original movies and specials such as Clifford The Big Red Dog and South Park Post-Covid.
Additionally, Paramount+ will be rolling out a fleet of originals this month including Star Trek: Picard, the premiere of the highly anticipated Halo series due out March 24, and The Fairly Odd Parents: Fairly Odder, which arrives on March 31.