A much-loved Star Trek hero will return in Star Trek: Prodigy: Captain Janeway, voiced by Kate Mulgrew

Captain Janeway is again on the helm.


Kathryn Janeway is tying her hair in a bun and donning the Starfleet uniform as soon as once more. The captain of the united statesVoyager will return for the upcoming Star Trek cartoon collection Star Trek: Prodigy.

Kate Mulgrew, star of the TV collection Star Trek: Voyager from 1995 to 2001, will voice the function within the new Nickelodeon animated series that can debut in 2021. Her half within the motion has but to be revealed, however we all know the present will comply with a gaggle of “lawless teenagers” who steal a derelict Starfleet starship.

“I’ve invested each scintilla of my being in Captain Janeway,” Mulgrew stated in an announcement, “and I can not wait to endow her with nuance that I by no means did earlier than in Star Trek: Prodigy… To be on the helm once more goes to be deeply gratifying in a brand new manner for me.”

The casting information was revealed at a Star Trek Universe panel Thursday as a part of the net model of New York Comic Con. The title and plot of the collection have been beforehand revealed throughout an earlier panel atComic-Con 2020in July.

“Captain Janeway was held to a distinct customary than her predecessors,” muses Star Trek: Prodigy Govt Producer Alex Kurtzman. “She was requested to embody an inhuman stage of perfection as a way to be accepted as ‘adequate’ by the doubters, however confirmed all of them what it means to be actually excellent. We will consider no higher captain to encourage the following era of dreamers on Nickelodeon.”

Star Trek: Prodigy has been developed by Kevin and Dan Hageman, two of the Emmy Award-winning creators behind Trollhunters and Lego Ninjago. The collection is geared toward a youthful viewers, therefore its look on Nickelodeon. The different animated collection, Star Trek: Lower Decks, premieres its season finale on streaming service CBS All Entry Thursday — with an old-school Trek cameo of its personal. (Disclosure: PJDM is a part of ViacomCBS).

Captain Kirk led a cartoon crew within the much-loved Star Trek: The Animated Series within the early 1970s, and spin-off The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine and Voyager adopted within the ’80s and ’90s. Star Trek: Discovery and Star Trek: Picard are at the moment obtainable on CBS All Entry (or Netflix and Amazon exterior the US). They will quickly be joined by a present following Mr Spock’s early days aboard the Enterprise in Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, in addition to a collection spotlighting Starfleet’s black ops workforce Part 31 starring Michelle Yeoh.

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Richard Trenholm