Patrick Stewart Fans Are Freaking Out Over How the ‘Picard’ Star Is Spending His Self-Quarantine

Patrick Stewart visits the SiriusXM Hollywood Studio
Patrick Stewart visits the SiriusXM Hollywood Studio | Emma McIntyre/Getty Images

Patrick Stewart is back in his most famous role

Before we get to how Stewart is spending his time in isolation, it’s worth noting what he’s been up to work-wise. Of course, the actor bid adieu to Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men series with 2017’s Logan. But he only recently revisited his other iconic sci-fi role: Star Trek‘s Jean-Luc Picard.

The actor played the starship captain for seven seasons on Star Trek: The Next Generation. Stewart then reprised the role for several big-screen adventures. But he hadn’t played Captain Picard for nearly 20 years when CBS All Access launched its new series,

Sir Patrick Stewart has been entertaining fans for decades. Truly, the 79-year-old actor has worked within just about every genre. From theater to television and film, Stewart has played so many popular characters and touched so many lives. He himself has become a living legend.

Yet, now Hollywood has officially more or less shut down. So many film and television productions are on hold due to the coronavirus. Since celebrities are staying in, they’re taking to social media to connect with fans and express their creativity in other ways. But no one has done it like Stewart.

Patrick Stewart visits the SiriusXM Hollywood Studio | Emma McIntyre/Getty ImagesPatrick Stewart is back in his most famous role

Before we get to how Stewart is spending his time in isolation, it’s worth noting what he’s been up to work-wise. Of course, the actor bid adieu to Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men series with 2017’s Logan. But he only recently revisited his other iconic sci-fi role: Star Trek‘s Jean-Luc Picard.

The actor played the starship captain for seven seasons on Star Trek: The Next Generation. Stewart then reprised the role for several big-screen adventures. But he hadn’t played Captain Picard for nearly 20 years when CBS All Access launched its new series, Star Trek: Picard.

The show only premiered on the streaming service in December 2019 but was already renewed for season 2 before it premiered. And because Star Trek: Picard already wrapped its first batch of episodes, the production — as of yet — hasn’t been affected the coronavirus pandemic.

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A Special Message from @sirpatstew : “Our #StarTrekPicard season finale is Thursday, and starting today until 4/23, you can watch for free on #CBSAllAccess in the US with the code: GIFT. I can’t wait to reunite with our cast and crew for Season 2.” Link in bio.

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Now he’s found a way to tap into his Shakespearean roots

In recent years, fans haven’t just been enamored with Stewart’s work. The actor has fostered an impressive social media following. Frequently, he’ll let followers into his personal life, even sharing photos of his famous friendship with X-Men co-star Ian McKellen.

Source:: Showbiz Cheat Sheet

      

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