“Because it’s like when you have that Kismet with particularly Kismet when the actor either hears exactly what was in your head when you wrote it, or you can hear the writer hearing your voice as they write it.
“And we got to that place really early on with this show,” Mount concluded.
Throughout the franchise, fans didn’t really know much about Captain Pike despite being an original character, as his story was mainly told out of sequence.
However, with Mount in the picture viewers learned more about his background with his new position as the central character and this is bound to continue in season two.
Star Trek: Strange New Worlds is available on Paramount Plus.