Big Announcements of Star Trek Day 2022

It’s Star Trek Day! Let’s discuss the big announcements and cool new tidbits on Star Trek’s live stream. 

Nichelle Nichols: The Brightest of Stars

We first start with a tribute to the late Nichelle Nichols who played Uhura in Star Trek: The Original Series and the following movies. Thank you, Ms. Nichols.

Carol Kane Joins Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

Legendary actor Carol Kane will be joining the Star Trek Universe as Pelia.

According to Deadline, “Highly educated and intelligent, this engineer suffers no fools. Pelia solves problems calmly and brusquely, thanks to her many years of experience.”

Star Trek: Prodigy Will Return on October 27th

After a mid-season break, Prodigy will return in late October to Paramount+. Joining the cast is Billy Cambell as Thadium Okona. This is Billy’s second outing as Thadium, previously playing the character in Star Trek: The Next Generation. 

First Look at Strange New Worlds Season 2

Erica Ortegas is front and center! Ortegas is prepping for an away mission. Stakes are high, nerves are frayed, and the elite piloting skills of Ortegas are their only chance for success. 

Picard Season 3 Trailer

Jean Luc Picard will need the help of his old Enterprise crew for his next challenge. They board the famed Titan, now captained by Seven, to answer a distress call from Beverly Crusher. This is the final season of Picard and looks to elevate the series to new heights. Engage! 

A look at the Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Set

Wilson Cruz shows off the busy Discovery set. Sonequa Martin-Green teases us with an unseen script and shares their “one department” philosophy. Cruz then visits more of the cast and set, hyping up the fifth season coming February 16th!

Beware of Evil Wesley Crusher

Wil Wheaton returns to Star Trek as Emperor Wesley Crusher of the Terran Emperor. Players will face Crusher and the Terran Empire in Star Trek Online. 

Sneak Peek of Star Trek: Lower Decks

In this Lower Decks sneak peek, we see the cunning Romulans attacking the Cerritos until the Wayfairer saves the day. But wait! Who’s in the Captain’s chair?!

A New Scripted Audio Drama Series

Star Trek: Khan is Star Trek’s first official scripted podcast. According to, “The scripted podcast will examine what happened in the years after Captain Kirk left Khan on the untamed world of Ceti Alpha V and tells the story of Khan and his followers prior to Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.”

Star Trek Day was a celebration for the many fans of this wonderful franchise. Be sure to watch the two-hour live stream to catch all the fun. 

Live Long and Prosper.

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