The third and ultimate season of Star Trek: Picard will usher in all of Patrick Stewart’s outdated buddies from The Next Generation to assist shut out this chapter of the Star Trek universe. Previously, it was introduced that your entire solid of The Next Generation would reunite for Picard. That after all contains LeVar Burton as Geordi LaForge, a fan favourite who hadn’t but appeared within the first two seasons of Picard.
In a brand new interview with Yahoo (through TrekMovie), Burton spoke about his return to the function of Geordi. The actor defined how he hadn’t imagined he’d ever get to reprise that function after Nemesis was launched in 2002, and whereas the solid tends to carry their very own reunions persistently, it was a “gift” for everybody to truly swimsuit again up of their Starfleet uniforms as soon as once more.
“We’re all done now and it was an absolute blast. It was so good to be together. I mean, we’re all very, very close anyway. We try to get together once a year for Christmas, but during COVID we weren’t able to do that, so being able to get together at the end of last year and the beginning of this year was really cool for us. And then to put on our space suits and play these characters again! We all thought the ship had sailed on a conscious goodbye. When me made our last movie, Nemesis in 2002, we expected there to be another one, and then things changed. So this was a great gift to us. This season of Picard is a love poem to Next Generation and we get to see these people that we grew to know and even love at this new point in their lives.”
LeVar Burton Shared a Minor Spoiler About Geordi
A brand new element about Geordi’s return in Picard was additionally revealed by Burton. According to the actor, in Picard season 3, (SPOILER ALERT) Geordi could have two daughters. One of them will simply so occur to be performed by Burton’s real-life daughter, 27-year-old Mica Burton.
“It was a lot of fun on so many levels. I also get to work with my kid: my daughter, Mica, plays one of Geordi’s two daughters. So the whole storyline really is about the next generation of The Next Generation in many respects.”
Burton thought he had already stated farewell to Geordi earlier than getting the prospect to revisit the function in Picard. With that now a actuality, Burton feels that he has given Geordi a correct sendoff, although he additionally admits he would not flip down the prospect to play the function sooner or later if the chance occurs to come back alongside as soon as once more.
“If I never put a spacesuit on again, I’m good. I feel like I got to put a period at the end of this sentence and close the book. Now if the book opens again, far it be from me to say no! [Laughs] But with all things being equal, I can honestly say — hand on my heart — if I never play Geordi for another moment in my life, I’m good.”