The latest member of the Star Trek franchise launches later this 12 months and so they have their sights set on a youthful demographic with an entire new perspective on Starfleet and its unusual, new worlds.
A co-production of Nickelodeon Animation Studio and CBS Studios, Star Trek: Prodigy will air on Paramount+ and options the return of Kate Mulgrew as the long-lasting Kathryn Janeway because the ship’s emergency coaching hologram.
Paramount+ introduced immediately the gifted people who will voice the present’s ragtag bunch of younger crew members: Rylee Alazraqui, Dee Bradley Baker, Brett Grey, Angus Imrie, Jason Mantzoukas, and Ella Purnell.
Though a few of the solid members are younger actors, all of them carry a wealth of expertise and expertise to the bridge and their respective characters.
Rylee Alazraqui (Doug Unplugs, Residence Economics) performs Rok-Tahk, a Brikar and an unusually shiny eight-year-old lady. Rok is a bit shy, however not in relation to her love for animals.
Dee Bradley Baker (SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer) is Murf, whose age and species are unknown however who’s an endearing, indestructible blob with curiously good timing and an insatiable urge for food for ship elements.
Brett Grey (On My Block, When They See Us) performs Dal, 17 years outdated and an unknown species, he fancies himself a maverick, who even within the hardest occasions, holds sturdy onto his unwavering hope.
Angus Imrie (The Crown, Emma) portrays Zero. Zero is a Medusan: a noncorporeal, genderless, energy-based lifeform.
Since others would go mad on the sight of their true self, Zero wears a containment go well with they made themselves to guard others.
Jason Mantzoukas (Infinite, Massive Mouth) performs Jankom Pog, a 16-year-old Tellarite. Tellarites are recognized to relish an argument, and Jankom is not any completely different. No matter opinion, he’ll at all times play ‘satan’s advocate’ for the sake of listening to all sides.
Ella Purnell (Military of the Lifeless, Sweetbitter) is Gwyn, a 17-year-old Vau N’Akat who was raised on her father’s bleak mining planet and grew up dreaming to discover the celebs.
The CG-animated collection is the primary Star Trek collection geared toward youthful audiences and can comply with this motley crew of younger aliens who should determine work collectively whereas navigating a larger galaxy, in the hunt for a greater future.
These six younger outcasts know nothing in regards to the ship they’ve commandeered – a primary within the historical past of the Star Trek franchise – however over the course of their adventures collectively, they are going to every be launched to Starfleet and the beliefs it represents.
Star Trek: Prodigy is a product of CBS Studios’ new animation arm, Eye Animation Productions, in partnership with Nickelodeon Animation Studio, Secret Hideout, and Roddenberry Leisure.
The story takes place only some years after the occasions of Paramount+’s different animated Star Trek collection, Star Trek: Lower Decks, which is geared toward an older, extra grownup viewers.
Decrease Decks’ showrunner, Mike McMahan, has talked about that there is needed to be coordination between the 2 reveals to respect the timeline they’re creating.
They actually do have a wealth of Star Trek for all ages lately!
Whether or not the 2 reveals will ever cross over stays an unanswered, however burning, fandom query.
Star Trek: Prodigy joins Star Trek: Decrease Decks, Star Trek: Picard, Star Trek: Quick Treks, and Star Trek: Discovery within the Paramount+ Star Trek line-up.
Subsequent up is Star Trek: Unusual New Worlds which follows the adventures of the usS. Enterprise as captained by Anson Mount’s Christopher Pike, along with his Quantity One performed by Rebecca Romjin by his facet and supported by Ethan Peck’s Spock.
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