This week the Season 2 finale of Star Trek: Discovery aired, marking the end of actor Anson Mount's time on the CBS All Access series as Captain Christopher Pike.
Ahead of the season finale, Mount posted a farewell on his Instagram account with a photo of himself in-character on the bridge of the USS Discovery, thanking the cast, crew and fans for the opportunity to portray the fan-favorite Starfleet officer.
Reports cropped up last month that Mount and co-star Rebecca Romijn would not return to the series for a third season, having both signed one-year contracts for their respective roles.
While Mount may be leaving Discovery, co-showrunner and executive producer Alex Kurtzman has spoken favorably about working with the actor and expressed interest in potentially developing a spinoff series with Mount reprising his role.
Streaming on CBS All Access, Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 stars Sonequa Martin-Green as Commander Michael Burnham, Doug Jones as Commander Saru, Anthony Rapp as Lt. Commander Paul Stamets, Mary Wiseman as Ensign Sylvia Tilly, Shazad Latif as Ash Tyler, Wilson Crz as Dr. Hugh Culber, Anson Mount as Captain Christopher Pike, Mary Chieffo as L'Rell, Tig Notaro as Chief Engineer Reno, Ethan Peck as Spock, Rebecca Romijn as Number One and Michelle Yeoh as Philippa Georgiou. The entire season is available now.