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Star Trek: Discovery season 5: release date, trailer, cast, plot and everything we know about the final season

 Sonequa Martin-Green as Burnham and Doug Jones as Saru in Star Trek: Discovery, season 5.
Sonequa Martin-Green as Burnham and Doug Jones as Saru in Star Trek: Discovery, season 5.

Star Trek: Discovery season 5 marks the final adventure for Michael Burnham and the crew of the U.S.S. Discovery. The series that launched a bright new future for the Star Trek franchise on Paramount Plus, including new shows like Star Trek: Strange New Worlds and Star Trek: Prodigy, is heading into dry dock, but there are still many adventures to look forward to in the last season.

Here's everything we know about Star Trek: Discovery season 5.

Next episode of Star Trek: Discovery season 5

The next new episode of Star Trek: Discovery season 5 arrives Thursday, April 11, on Paramount Plus in the US and UK.

Here's what we know about the April 11 episode:

Star Trek: Discovery season 5 episode 3: "Jinaal"
"On Trill, Burnham, Book and Culber must pass a dangerous test to be worthy of receiving the next clue. Adira reconnects with Gray and Saru's first day as ambassador is complicated by his engagement to T'Rina."

Star Trek: Discovery season 5 premiered Thursday, April 4.

Star Trek: Discovery season 5 is available exclusively on Paramount Plus in the US and UK. You can choose one of the following subscription options below if you’re not a subscriber already, and there's a free trial of Paramount Plus if you want to see what the service is all about.

US subscribers can choose between an ad-supported and commercial-free option of the service.

Star Trek: Discovery season 5 episodes

Star Trek: Discovery season 5 episode 1: "Red Directive"
"Captain Burnham and the crew of the USS Discovery are sent to recover a mysterious artefact hidden inside an 800-year-old Romulan vessel, but they discover that they are not the only ones looking for it."

Star Trek: Discovery season 5 episode 2: "Under the Twin Moons"
"On Saru's last mission as Captain Burnham's Number One, the team ventures to a seemingly abandoned planet to hunt for what might be the greatest treasure in the galaxy."

Star Trek: Discovery season 5 plot

Here's the official plot for Star Trek: Discovery season 5 from Paramount Plus: "The fifth and final season will find Captain Burnham and the crew of the U.S.S. Discovery uncovering a mystery that will send them on an epic adventure across the galaxy to find an ancient power whose very existence has been deliberately hidden for centuries. But there are others on the hunt as well…dangerous foes who are desperate to claim the prize for themselves and will stop at nothing to get it."

Star Trek: Discovery season 5 cast

Star Trek: Discovery season 5 cast members include Sonequa Martin-Green (The Walking Dead) as Captain Michael Burnham, Doug Jones (The Shape of Water) as Saru, Anthony Rapp (Rent) as Paul Stamets, Mary Wiseman (Baskets) as Sylvia Tilly, Wilson Cruz (My So-Called Life) as Dr. Hugh Culber, David Ajala (Jupiter Ascending) as Cleveland "Book" Booker, Blu del Barrio (The Listener) as Adira and Callum Keith Rennie (The Umbrella Academy) as Rayner.

Star Trek: Discovery season 5 also features recurring guest stars Elias Toufexis (The Expanse) as L’ak and Eve Harlow (The 100) as Moll.

Star Trek: Discovery season 5 trailer

Take a look at what's coming in the trailer for Star Trek: Discovery season 5 below: