Star Trek: Lower Decks trailer introduces an elite crew of underdogs
CBS All Access has finally released the official trailer for their first-ever adult-animated series titled Star Trek: Lower Decks which hails from Solar Opposites co-creator Mike McMahan. The video introduces us to the quirky underdog team of the Lower Decks who are always up to crazy antics. Featuring the voices of Tawny Newsome and Jack Quaid, the first animated Star Trek comedy series is scheduled to make its debut on Thursday, August 6. Check out the video in the player below along with the new key art!
Star Trek: Lower Decks will follow the story of the support crew serving on one of Starfleet’s least important ships, the U.S.S. Cerritos, in 2380. Ensigns Mariner, Boimler, Rutherford, and Tendi have to keep up with their duties and their social lives, often while the ship is being rocked by a multitude of sci-fi anomalies.
The voice cast will feature Tawny Newsome as Ensign Beckett Mariner, Jack Quaid as Ensign Brad Boimler, Noel Wells as Ensign Tendi, Eugene Cordero as Ensign Rutherford, with the ship’s bridge crew voiced by Fred Tatasciore as Lieutenant Shaxs, Dawnn Lewis as Captain Carol Freeman, Jerry O’Connell as Commander Jack Ransom, and Gillian Vigman as Doctor T’Ana.
Star Trek: Lower Decks is created and executive produced by Mike McMahan (Rick and Morty), who also serves as the showrunner. It is executive produced by Alex Kurtzman, Heathan Kadin, Rod Roddenbury, Trevor Roth, Katie Krentz. It is a production by CBS’ Eye Animated Productions, Secret Hideout, Rodden Entertainment, and Titmouse animation studio.