Give us extra Janeway! Excellent news for burgeoning younger Trekkies – Season 2 of Star Trek: Prodigy has been greenlit by Paramount+. The brand new CG animated sequence, produced by Nickelodeon Animation Studio and CBS Studios’ Eye Animation Manufacturing, launched on October 28 with a one hour particular. In line with the streamer, the present was an immediate hit, with the top-performing premiere day of any unique animated children’ sequence on the service.
New episodes from the primary half of Season 1 will proceed to roll out weekly on Thursdays by means of November 18. Following a mid-season break, Season 1 will roll out the 5 remaining episodes starting January 6.
The Star Trek: Prodigy voice solid contains Kate Mulgrew (Hologram Kathryn Janeway); Brett Grey (Dal); Ella Purnell (Gwyn); Rylee Alazraqui (Rok-Tahk); Angus Imrie (Zero); Jason Mantzoukas (Jankom Pog); Dee Bradley Baker (Murf); John Noble (The Diviner); and Jimmi Simpson (Drednok).
Developed by Emmy Award winners Kevin and Dan Hageman (Trollhunters and Ninjago), the sequence follows a motley crew of younger aliens who uncover a derelict Starfleet ship and use it to seek for journey, that means, and salvation. The six younger outcasts know nothing concerning the ship they’ve commandeered – a primary within the historical past of the Star Trek Franchise – however over the course of their adventures collectively, they may every be launched to Starfleet and the beliefs it represents.
Star Trek: Prodigy is from CBS’ Eye Animation Productions, CBS Studios’ new animation arm; Nickelodeon Animation Studio, led by President of Animation, Ramsey Naito; Secret Hideout; and Roddenberry Leisure. Alex Kurtzman, Heather Kadin, Katie Krentz, Rod Roddenberry, and Trevor Roth function govt producers alongside co-showrunners Kevin and Dan Hageman and Ben Hibon, who additionally directs and serves as govt producer and inventive lead.
The sequence is distributed by ViacomCBS World Distribution Group and can also be accessible to stream on Paramount+ in worldwide territories, together with Latin America, the Nordics and Australia.
Debbie Diamond Sarto is assistant information editor at Animation World Community.