Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Announces Cast of Characters

On Star Trek Day, Paramount+ announced Star Trek: Strange New Worlds cast through a special featurette trailer. The featurette shows viewers the cast of characters as well as their costumes for the upcoming roles they’ll be playing in the series. Strange New Worlds is a part of Alex Kurtzman’s expanded Star Trek Universe. The show will be a spin-off from Star Trek: Discovery and a prequel to Star Trek: The Original Series, which follows Captain Christopher Pike and the crew of the USS Enterprise.

Celia Rose Gooding- Cadet Nyota Uhura

Jess Bush – Nurse Christine Chapel

Babs Olusanmokun – Dr. M’Benga

New Characters:

Christina Chong – La’an Noonien-Singh

Melissa Navia – Lt. Erica Ortegas

Bruce Horak- Hemmer

Viewers will also see a reappearance of Ethan Peck, Anson Mount, and Rebecca Romijn reprising their respective roles from Season 2 of Star Trek Discovery- Mr. Spock, Captain Christopher Pike, and Number One.

This series is set to “boldly go where no man has gone before” in 2022. Strange New Worlds‘ first episode is written by Star Trek: Picard EP Akiva Goldsman from a story the Oscar winner wrote with Kurtzman and fellow EP Jenny Lumet. Goldsman and Henry Alonso Myers will serve as co-showrunners, with Goldsman directing the premiere episode. Further details have yet to be announced.

Check out the trailer video here:


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