Star Trek: Unusual New Worlds season 2 is making the Gorn even scarier than they had been in season 1. Whereas the Federation didn’t formally have First Contact with the Gorn till the Star Trek: The Authentic Collection episode “Enviornment,” Star Trek: Unusual New Worlds appears to be making some adjustments to that timeline. Not solely did they introduce the Gorn a lot earlier, they’ve additionally made important adjustments to the Gorn as a species. In Unusual New Worlds, the Gorn have been reimagined into really evil villains, attacking civilizations with out provocation.
The Chief of Safety on Captain Pike’s (Anson Mount) USS Enterprise, Lt. La’an Noonien-Singh (Christina Chong) recounted her terrifying encounter with the Gorn in Unusual New Worlds episode 4, “Memento Mori.” Her colony ship was attacked by the Gorn when she was a toddler, and she or he was the one survivor. La’an is a robust and seemingly fearless character, so her comprehensible dread of the Gorn is very telling. Unusual New Worlds season 1 made the Gorn a extra formidable foe than that they had been earlier than, and by the appears of the trailer, season 2 makes them even scarier.
How Unusual New Worlds Season 2 Makes The Gorn Even Scarier
With their up to date backstory in Unusual New Worlds season 1, the Gorn have develop into an much more scary foe. In fact, one cause for that is that fashionable CGI and particular results give the Gorn and far scarier and extra real looking look, however Unusual New Worlds has up to date extra than simply the Gorn’s look. In Unusual New Worlds season 1, it’s revealed that the Gorn can lay their eggs in humanoid hosts, very similar to the aliens in Ridley Scott’s Alien movies. The Gorn see warm-blooded species as their meals supply and hunt humanoid species for sport, not often leaving survivors. Now, it appears, the Gorn may survive within the vacuum of area.
Within the Unusual New Worlds season 2 trailer, Spock is seen on a spacewalk, whereas a Gorn approaches from behind him. This hints at a tension-filled scene of Spock preventing a Gorn in area. If the Gorn can survive within the vacuum of area, this opens an entire new avenue of how they will terrorize unsuspecting humanoids. As a genuinely terrifying reptilian species that can not be reasoned with, the Gorn make an intimidating enemy for the Enterprise crew to go up towards. With their up to date backstory and fearsome look (and the addition of their capability to outlive in a vacuum), Unusual New Worlds has made the Gorn one thing to be really feared.
Will Kirk Meet A Gorn In Unusual New Worlds Season 2?
Maybe one of many largest questions relating to the Gorn is whether or not or not Lt. James T. Kirk (Paul Wesley) will meet one of many alien reptiles. Within the traditional Star Trek: The Authentic Collection episode “Enviornment,” Captain Kirk (William Shatner) says in his Captain’s Log: “I face the creature the Metrons known as a Gorn. […] I have to struggle to keep in mind that that is an clever, extremely superior particular person, the Captain of a starship, like myself, undoubtedly a dangerously intelligent opponent.” This assertion implies that Kirk and his crew have by no means encountered a Gorn earlier than. However Unusual New Worlds might conceivably present Lt. Kirk face a Gorn when he comes aboard Pike’s USS Enterprise.
Nevertheless, Unusual New Worlds is carving out a brand new canon between Starfleet and the Gorn that may hopefully nonetheless line up with TOS. Unusual New Worlds’ redesign of the Gorn updates the alien lizards, nevertheless it’s doable there are a number of species of Gorn and Captain Kirk encounters a special type in TOS. Regardless of the reply, by now with the ability to survive within the vacuum of area, the Gorn have develop into an much more terrifying new enemy for the crew of Star Trek: Unusual New Worlds to face towards.
Star Trek: Unusual New Worlds season 2 premieres Thursday, June 15, on Paramount+.