The film will draw from the 'Beast Wars' animated series which focused on robots who transform themselves into animals as opposed to vehicles.
Shatner became the oldest person in space, eclipsing the previous record — set by a passenger on a similar jaunt on a Bezos spaceship in July — by eight years.
In a new featurette released on Star Trek Day, previously announced cast members were seen for the first time in costume as they confirm the roles they'll play.
The sci-fi series is a sequel to 2002’s Star Trek: Nemesis, 2009’s Star Trek, and TV series Star Strek: The Next Generation.
'Star Trek: Prodigy' will follow a motley crew of young aliens who must figure out how to work together while navigating a greater galaxy, in search of a better future.
The film will mark Shakman’s second feature film after the 2014 release, Cut Bank. His directorial credits in television include episodes of Succession, Revenge, Fargo, and Game of Thrones.
Emmy winner Mike McMahan has created "Star Trek: Lower Decks" that focuses on the support crew serving on one of Starfleet's least important ships, the U.S.S.Cerritos, in 2380.