The Orville was delayed but fans still got a sneak peek at The Orville: New Horizons.
Fans looking forward to the upcoming new season of The Orville, aka The Orville: New Horizons, were given some great and some not-so-great news today. According to Seth MacFarlane’s Twitter account, the show has in fact been delayed. Though, fans also got the first look at some new footage.
So it’s not all bad, right?
MacFarlane ripped the bandaid off fast in his Twitter post, saying;
"To all The Orville fans: Thanks for being so patient with us as wev’e nagivated the production challegnes resulting from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As occasionally happens, our show has been resposiitoned admist the ever-changing television schedule landscape, which means that the wait will be just a bit longer and we’re now preparing for a June 2nd launch on Hulu.We’ve alsoways promised yo a television experience that will make it worth the wait, and we’re not wavering on that. We understand the frustration you’re feeling over more delays, so we want to give you a little taste of what’s to come. Here’s a sneak peek at the first few minutes of our season opener and our new main title!"
The Orville’s new season starts off with a bang
The Orville’s new season is apparently starting off with a bang. In the first-look at the season, we see some really impressive visuals as the Orville and its fellow ships are engaged with an alien race of some sort. The space battel sees many of Planetary Union ships taking damage.
We see a few burn out and blow up in spectacular fashion and then we cut inside the Orville, as the oldest son of Doctor Claire Finn, Marcus, is seen running through the ship. He narrowly avoids falling debris, fire, a blown hole in the hull of the ship and a crashing elevator; all to get to his younger brother Ty.
The brothers then encounter Isaac, who stares at the brothers before his face morphs into a wild looking monster, just as the opening credits roll.
The trailer is paced with action and with the new season not giving us much in the way of hints as to what it’s going to contain, the opening salvoy could be the major plot of the series or it could be some hideous dream sequence that we see.
What we know for sure is that Hulu is not skimping on the budget for this series, which will really help suck fans into the third season.
Tom Constantino, a co-producer on the show, posted a video of BJ Tanner (Marcus) running through the ship as it’s being “attacked.
While it’s not much, it’s something to help fans get through until June.