Published on July 20th, 2019 | by gareth0
Star Trek News Beams In From Hall H At SDCC
Lots of great news here.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – July 20, 2019 – Today at San Diego Comic-Con, “Star Trek” fans were the first to learn the latest news behind the highly anticipated third season of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY and the next installments of STAR TREK: SHORT TREKS during the “Star Trek” Universe Hall H panel with cast and executive producers.
The panel kicked off with STAR TREK: DISCOVERY’s Sonequa Martin-Green revealing that season three of the CBS All Access original series just began principal photography in Iceland earlier this month. Actor David Ajala, who joins the season three cast as a brand new character, Cleveland Booker, a.k.a. Book, also made his “Star Trek” debut on the panel. Smart and capable, Book has a natural charisma and devil-may-care attitude that tends to get him into trouble as often as it gets him out.
Kurtzman also surprised the audience by bringing STAR TREK: DISCOVERY season two favorites Ethan Peck (Spock) and Rebecca Romijn (Number One) on stage to announce that they, along with Captain Christopher Pike, played by Anson Mount, will be returning to the “Star Trek” franchise with three U.S.S. Enterprise-focused STAR TREK: SHORT TREKS. Kurtzman, Peck and Romijn debuted a trailer for the upcoming STAR TREK: SHORT TREKS which revealed the titles for the six upcoming new shorts: “Ask Not,” “Q&A,” “The Trouble with Edward,” “The Girl Who Made the Stars,” “Ephaim and Dot” and “Children of Mars.”
The STAR TREK: DISCOVERY portion of the “Star Trek” Universe panel, moderated by Deadline’s Geoff Boucher, featured a conversation with cast members Sonequa Martin-Green (Commander Michael Burnham) and David Ajala (Book) alongside executive producers Alex Kurtzman, Michelle Paradise and Heather Kadin who were ultimately joined by surprise STAR TREK: SHORT TREKS cast members Ethan Peck (Spock) and Rebecca Romijn (Number One)
STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS” VOICE CAST
AND ANIMATED CHARACTERS UNVEILED
AT SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON®
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – July 20, 2019 – Today at San Diego Comic-Con®, fans were given the first look at the newest addition to the growing “Star Trek” franchise, the animated comedy series STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS, which will follow the support crew on one of Starfleet’s least important ships in 2380.
During the Hall H “Star Trek” Universe panel moderated by series cast member Jerry O’Connell, STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS creator and executive producer Mike McMahan (“Rick and Morty”) unveiled the voice cast and character animations with the help of surprise guests and cast members Tawny Newsome and Jack Quaid and executive producers Alex Kurtzman and Heather Kadin. McMahan also announced that the 10-episode long first season will premiere in 2020.The Starfleet crew residing in the “lower decks” of the U.S.S. Cerritos, include:“Ensign Beckett Mariner,” voiced by Tawny Newsome:.
Voice Cast Includes Tawny Newsome, Jack Quaid, Noël Wells,
Eugene Cordero, Dawnn Lewis, Jerry O’Connell,
Fred Tatasciore and Gillian Vigman10-Episode First Season of the All-New Animated
Comedy Series Coming to CBS All Access in 2020