Star Trek: Picard Main Castmember Confirmed To Be Fired

By Charlene Badasie | 5 days ago

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As Star Trek: Picard prepares to wrap its second season the series will also be losing one of its main stars. Allison Pill, who’s played Dr. Agnes Jurati since the show began, says she won’t be part of the show’s third and final season. The Canadian native made the revelation while speaking to MovieWeb about her latest movie. “I know that season three will be the end,” she told the publication. “I wasn’t part of season three, so I don’t have much to say about it in terms of spoilers. I will get to watch along with everybody else.”

The third season of Star Trek: Picard was shot back-to-back with season two. Some scenes from the final season were even completed during season two’s production. This allowed the story to flow smoothly toward the series finale. Due to the tighter filming schedule, the cast was also privy to their character’s fate well before production began on season three. This means Alison Pill knew that her character would be bowing out of the popular Star Trek show following the events of season two’s penultimate episode.

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The last time we saw Dr. Agnes Jurati, she managed to hold her own against the powerful Borg Queen’s mind control. The popular Star Trek: Picard character managed to outsmart the cyborg and eventually convinced her to build a better Borg Collective through cooperation instead of assimilation. With this massive change to the Borg, Jurati no longer has a purpose with Picard and his crew. She has a bigger, more important role as the new Borg Queen.

In the final moments of the Star Trek: Picard episode, Jurati / the new Borg Queen leaves a cryptic message for Picard which says there must be two versions of Renée, one who will fly the Europa mission and one who will die. She is then seen leaving for the Delta Quadrant. With one episode remaining in season two, it’s unclear if Alison Pill will make a final appearance as Dr. Agnes Jurati.

Star Trek: Picard was created in 2020 by Akiva Goldsman, Michael Chabon, Kirsten Beyer, and Alex Kurtzman. The story follows a retired Jean-Luc Picard who is haunted by the death of Data in 2002’s Star Trek: Nemesis and the destruction of the planet Romulus in 2009’s Star Trek. Patrick Stewart executive produces the series and stars Starfleet Captain Picard, reprising his role from The Next Generation series. Alison Pill, Isa Briones, Evan Evagora, Michelle Hurd, Santiago Cabrera, Harry Treadaway, Jeri Ryan, Orla Brady, and Brent Spiner also starred.

The third and final season of Star Trek: Picard follows the space adventures of Jean-Luc Picard as he is reunited with the former crew of the USS Enterprise. Season three was always going to be the last of the series, with producers aiming for it to be a satisfying conclusion to Picard’s story. The addition of several Next Generation cast members were confirmed in April 2022. This includes LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Jonathan Frakes, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis, and Brent Spiner. The season is expected to debut on Paramount+ in early 2023. Meanwhile, the final episode of Star Trek: Picard season two will air on May 5th.