NYCC 2022 – Star Trek Discovery: America’s Greatest Treasure Hunt

It was at New York Comic Con this weekend that Paramout+ released a first trailer for season 5 of Star Trek Discoverywhich simultaneously announces the biggest treasure hunt in the galaxy star trek and new characters.

On the news front, this first teaser trailer for next season is obviously what surprised the public the most, especially as production continues in Toronto. The other news are the actors who have been chosen to play the brand new characters.

All these exciting things were revealed during the panel dedicated to star trek universe from super showrunner Alex Kurtzman for Paramount+. On stage were series stars Anthony Rapp (Paul Stamets) and Wilson Cruz (Dr. Hugh Culber), along with executive producers Kurtzman, co-showrunner Michelle Paradise and Rod Roddenberry. Not present at the venue, Sonequa Martin-Green teleported onto the stage via this good old method of video conferencing. Preoccupied with continuing filming, the actress was still in the Canadian city where everything is set.

Captain Michael Burnham from Discovery presented the first trailer (can be seen at the end of the article), which reveals new characters, including Captain Rayner, played by Callum Keith Rennie (The Umbrella Academy, Jessica Jonesopposite), as well as Moll and L’ak, played by Eve Harlow (The 100, Agents of SHIELD) and Elias Toufexis (Shadowhunters, Zeus Blood). The pictures of these actors in the shoes of these new characters in the series can be found at the end of the article.

Regarding the latter, the Paramount Global streamer also posted their official descriptions:

Played by Rennie, “Rayner is a gruff, smart Starfleet captain who maintains a clear line between commander and crew—he leads, they follow. Rayner thinks only of the mission, whatever it is, and doesn’t bother with subtleties along the way; his feeling is to get the job done and apologize later He has a brilliant history of success in wartime, but in peacetime he struggles “Cooperation is not his forte. That said, if it’s in the public interest, he’s willing to learn…but it won’t be easy.”

Harlow (pictured) plays “Moll, a highly intelligent and dangerous former courier turned outlaw with an impressive strategic mind and quick wit. She approaches every situation with a clear plan and remains focused and clear-headed on her goal even when things go wrong . what she wants.”

Finally, Toufexis’ L’ak (below) is “a former courier turned outlaw who is tough, impulsive and fiercely protective of his beloved partner, Moll. As long as he knows she’s safe, he doesn’t care collateral damage or its consequences – a perspective that makes him very dangerous at times and will put him on the opposite side of Captain Burnham and the crew of the USS Discovery when they come into conflict.

Cast in season 5 of Star Trek Discovery are also Mary Wiseman (Sylvia Tilly), David Ajala (Cleveland “Book” Booker) and Blu del Barrio (Adira).

Here is the final official synopsis for Season 5: “In Season 5, Captain Burnham and the crew of the USS Discovery uncover a mystery that sends them on an epic adventure across the galaxy to find an ancient power whose existence has been deliberately hidden for centuries. But other people are also on the hunt. .. dangerous enemies who are desperate to claim the prize and will stop at nothing to get it.”

It is not yet known when season 5 will be broadcast by Paramount+, nor how it will be in France, according to the latest official news, the streamer should arrive in December.

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