"STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS" VOICE CAST AND ANIMATED CHARACTERS UNVEILED AT SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON(R)
Voice Cast Includes Tawny Newsome, Jack Quaid, Noël Wells, Eugene Cordero, Dawnn Lewis, Jerry O'Connell, Fred Tatasciore and Gillian Vigman
10-Episode First Season of the All-New Animated
Comedy Series Coming to CBS All Access in 2020
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - July 20, 2019 - Today at San Diego Comic-Con(R), 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:
"Ensign Brad Boimler," voiced by Jack Quaid:
"Ensign Tendi," voiced by Noël Wells:
"Ensign Rutherford," voiced by Eugene Cordero:
The Starfleet characters that comprise the ship's bridge crew include "Captain Carol Freeman," voiced by Dawnn Lewis, "Commander Jack Ransom," voiced by Jerry O'Connell, "Lieutenant Shaxs," voiced by Fred Tatasciore and "Doctor T'Ana," voiced by Gillian Vigman:
Additionally, McMahan unveiled a thrilling first look at the holodeck of the U.S.S. Cerritos, below:
About STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS:
STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS will focus on the support crew serving on one of Starfleet's least important ships. The series will be produced by CBS' Eye Animation Productions, CBS Television Studios' new animation arm; Secret Hideout; and Roddenberry Entertainment. Secret Hideout's Alex Kurtzman and Heather Kadin and Roddenberry Entertainment's Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth and Katie Krentz will serve as executive producers alongside creator Mike McMahan ("Rick and Morty"). Aaron Baiers (Secret Hideout), who brought McMahan to the project, will serve as a co-executive producer. The series will air exclusively on CBS All Access in the United States and will be distributed concurrently internationally by CBS Studios International.
About CBS All Access:
CBS All Access is CBS' direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service. CBS All Access gives subscribers the ability to watch more than 10,000 episodes on demand - spanning exclusive original series, CBS Television Network's primetime, daytime and late night shows, plus classic TV hits - as well as the ability to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. CBS All Access' original series include THE GOOD FIGHT, THE TWILIGHT ZONE, STRANGE ANGEL, TELL ME A STORY and NO ACTIVITY, as well as the upcoming INTERROGATION, WHY WOMEN KILL and THE STAND. CBS All Access is also the exclusive domestic home to STAR TREK: DISCOVERY and the upcoming STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS and STAR TREK: PICARD featuring Sir Patrick Stewart. CBS All Access also includes the ability to stream CBS Interactive's other live channels, CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.
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