With all the recent announcements on the upcoming release of Star Trek: The Next Generation's third season and "The Best of Both Worlds" on Blu-Ray, the focus has drifted from the debut of Star Trek: Enterprise on Blu-Ray in just over a month's time. Season 1 is scheduled to hit shelves on March 26 in the U.S. and Canada and a few days later in other countries.
The folks at CBS/Paramount have provided TrekCore with a special look at the release in the form of a brand new trailer. We're presenting it here in full high-definition with download options in varying resolutions below.
The trailer takes on a similar style of the UPN Network promos first used to advertise the series, focusing on the fact that it is set before Picard and Kirk. The trailer features a peak at the raft of new bonus material included on the set including Roger Lay Jr.'s three-part documentary "To Boldly Go - Launching Enterprise", the "In Conversation" piece between executive producers Brannon Braga and Rick Berman and finally my most anticipated piece - "On the Set", an in-depth look at the production of an episode ("Vox Sola") recorded during the filming of the show. We'll have more about this piece and the set as a whole in an upcoming interview with Roger Lay Jr.
Whilst it's difficult to gauge the quality of the transfer from the trailer, it's clear from the shots that the high-definition print certainly trumps the DVD quality we have become used to. VFX shots which have had to be upscaled to full 1080p fare relatively well, and live action footage looks wonderful (especially the outdoor shots from "Desert Crossing").
Fans worldwide can lock in a pre-order for Season 1 of Star Trek: Enterprise below.