Enlarge / Kate Mulgrew talking on a panel in the course of the 17th annual official Star Trek conference on August 4, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (credit score: Gabe Ginsberg | Getty Pictures)
Actress Kate Mulgrew, who performed Captain Kathryn Janeway in Star Trek: Voyager, is returning to the franchise to reprise her function within the upcoming Star Trek: Prodigy animated collection, ViacomCBS introduced at present.
Mulgrew popped in to make made the shock announcement in the course of the finish of a Star Trek panel at this yr’s all-virtual New York Comedian Con. “I’ve invested each scintilla of my being in Captain Janeway, and I can’t wait to endow her with nuance that I by no means did earlier than,” Mulgrew stated. “How thrilling to have the ability to introduce to those younger minds an concept that has elevated the world for many years. To be on the helm once more goes to be deeply gratifying in a brand new method for me.”
Govt Producer Alex Kurtzman leveled a sideways blow on the sexism that dogged the primary feminine Star Trek captain when she was forged within the 1990s, saying, “Captain Janeway was held to a special commonplace than her predecessors. She was requested to embody an inhuman stage of perfection in an effort to be accepted as ‘adequate’ by the doubters however confirmed all of them what it means to be actually excellent. We are able to consider no higher captain to encourage the subsequent era of dreamers on Nickelodeon, than she.”Learn 5 remaining paragraphs | Feedback
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