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Star Trek: Strange New Worlds season one turned out to be higher than we ever hoped it might be, with seemingly many of the fandom agreeing that it’s the very best sequence of the trendy Trek period. The greatest live-action sequence, that’s, as of us nonetheless love the animated Star Trek: Lower Decks. That’s why information of a really particular episode to return in SNW season two has received followers dropping their minds on social media. It’s been confirmed that Captain Pike’s Enterprise crew will crossover with the ensigns of the USS Cerritos.
The surprising information got here out on the Strange New Worlds panel at Comic-Con this Saturday when Lower Decks stars Tawny Newsome and Jack Quaid crashed the occasion to disclose they’ll be reprising their roles as Beckett and Boimler in live-action for SNW‘s sophomore run. It was also confirmed that the episode will somehow feature animated sequences, too, with Anson Mount teasing we’ll see a cartoon Christopher Pike. On prime of that, Trek legend Jonathan Frakes is about to direct.
A cross-medium crossover like that is the very last thing followers anticipated so Trek Twitter goes nuts over this announcement.
There are not any phrases.
It actually is not sensible… We need it proper now.
Yes, folks, we’re getting a purple-haired Jack Quaid.
Animated stars taking part in their characters in live-action? See it may well occur, Star Wars.
Trust the Trek fandom to be extra involved with the truth that SNW and LW happen in several factors within the timeline than in several mediums.
Although of us have already labored out a handy-dandy workaround for that…
As for Lower Decks, season three — which can function a homage to Deep Space Nine — is because of launch on Paramount Plus this August. A fourth run has likewise been commissioned. Star Trek: Strange New Worlds season two is due to stream sometime in 2023.