Executive producers Brannon Braga, Jon Cassar and David Goodman were grateful that Seth MacFarlane’s The Orville is back in its new streaming format for season three after a nearly three-year hiatus The Orville: New Horizons.
Taking advantage of the long hiatus, the popular TV series will feel slightly different for the first two seasons with a new spaceship bridge and storytelling techniques.
Most cast members from the television series return, including Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes, Peter Macon, J. Lee, Mark Jackson, Chad L. Coleman and Jessica Szohr. Anne Winters plays the new character for the upcoming season as Ensign Charly Burke.
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Seth MacFarlane’s epic space adventure series The Orville returns exclusively as a Hulu Original Series. Put 400 years into the future, The Orville: New Horizons notes that the crew of the USS Orville continue their mission of exploration while mastering both the mysteries of the universe and the complexities of their own interpersonal relationships.
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LRM Online’s Gig Patta spoke to Executive Producers Brannon Braga, Jon Cassar and David Goodman about the upcoming third season. We talked about the changes in the show with the set, the costumes and even more serious storytelling techniques.
Brannon Braga produced music videos before joining the writing team for the fourth season of Star Trek: The Next Generation. He has become an executive producer on several Fox shows including 24 and TerraNova. The film page includes his credits Mission: Impossible 2, Star Trek generationsand Star Trek: First Contact. He was executive producer of the reboot of the Carl Sagan miniseries Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey won a Peabody Award, Critics Choice Award and Producers Guild Award. He was also a co-creator, writer and executive producer of WGN’s sale.
Jon Cassar is best known for producing and directing the first seven seasons of 24, in which he won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series. In 2011 he produced and directed the Canadian-American series The Kennedysfor which he won the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Director – Television Movie.
David Goodman began his career as a writer for The golden girls. He was a notable writer for futuramain which he wrote them star trek Where No Fan Has Gone Before parody episode. Other credits included Star Trek: Enterprise, Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story, Fred: The movieand its continuation Fred 2: The Night of the Alive Fred.
The Orville: New Orville Streams on Hulu this Thursday, May 2nd.
Watch the exclusive interview with Executive Producers Brannon Braga, Jon Cassar and David Goodman below. Let us know what you think of the interview.
Source: LRM Online Exclusive, Hulu