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Jonathan Frakes Says He Wants To Make A Star Trek Musical

Jonathan Frakes Says He Wants To Make A Star Trek Musical

Jonathan Frakes is beloved by the Star Trek fandom for playing William T. Riker across multiple shows and films, as well as frequently taking the director’s chair. And with the Trek universe rapidly heating up again on CBS All Access, he’s already gotten to return to both roles.

Frakes helmed numerous episodes of Discovery and appeared again as Riker for Picard. While he’s still optimistic that he’ll get to come back for the second season of that show, he recently sat down to talk about some of his other hopes for Star Trek‘s future. In particular, it seems Frakes would like to take on an episode of Short Treks, one of the seemingly few Trek properties he hasn’t gotten around to directing yet.

The anthology series showcases short stories set in every corner of the Federation and producer Alex Kurtzman’s used it to

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