For Star Trek: Prodigy, the large draw for older Trekkies would be the return of Kate Mulgrew’s Kathryn Janeway. The captain of Star Trek: Voyager will function the holographic advisor to the present’s rambunctious teen aliens who wind up with the experimental U.S.S. Protostar. On the present’s New York Comedian-Con panel, a clip was launched after followers obtained a particular have a look at the one-hour premiere. In the event you’re a fan of Janeway, you’ll be delighted to know that Mulgrew hasn’t misplaced a step in taking part in the character.
Paramount+ and Nickelodeon additionally revealed new additions to its already packed forged. Additionally returning to voice his Voyager character might be Robert Beltran, who performed Commander Chakotay on the sequence, however who has been promoted to Captain by the point of Prodigy. He’ll be showing all through the primary season alongside Snowpiercer’s Daveed Diggs as Commander Tysess, future She-Hulk villain Jameela Jamil as Ensign Ascencia, and Seinfeld’s Jason Alexander as Physician Noum.
Prior to now, Mulgrew has talked about how returning to her traditional sci-fi character was partially to move the franchise off to a brand new era of followers, and her digital counterpart would appear to agree. “I’m solely right here to supply recommendation,” Janeway warns the kids, along with maintaining the ship operating. “All the things else is as much as your crew.” Whilst a hologram, she is aware of the kids are hiding one thing, notably when Dal (Brett Grey) tries to claim himself because the captain over Gwyn (Ella Purnell). What she doesn’t know but is that the Protostar is at risk—Gwyn’s father, the Diviner (John Noble) needs the ship for his personal means. Evading his clutches would be the primary aim of the kids, who used to function slaves below his rule, however exploring the Delta Quadrant after years on one planet is an effective facet profit.
Star Trek: Prodigy premieres on Paramount+ on October 28. After its run there, it’ll air its episodes on Nickelodeon.
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