The official trailer for the new animated comedy Star Trek: Lower Decks has finally been released.
Following the premiere, new episodes of the series’ 10-episode first season will be available to stream weekly on Thursdays, exclusively for CBS All Access subscribers in the US.
Developed by Emmy Award-winner Mike McMahan (Rick and Morty, Solar Opposites), the series follows the support crew of one of the Starfleet’s least important ships, the U.S.S. Cerritos, in 2380. Unimportant or not, the crew is nevertheless tasked with keeping a human heart beating outside its body, saving an entire planet and, worst of all, taking out the space trash.
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 Starfleet crew residing in the “lower decks” of the U.S.S. Cerritos, includes Ensign Beckett Mariner, voiced by Tawny Newsome, Ensign Brad Boimler, voiced by Jack Quaid, Ensign Tendi, voiced by Noël Wells and Ensign Rutherford, voiced by Eugene Cordero.
The Starfleet characters comprise the ship’s bridge crew include Captain Carol Freeman, voiced by Dawnn Lewis, Commander Jack Ransom, voiced by Jerry O’Connell, Lieutenant Shaxs, voiced by Fred Tatasciore and Doctor T’Ana, voiced by Gillian Vigman.
Star Trek: Lower Decks is the first animated series to join the expanding Star Trek franchise on CBS All Access, which includes the original series Star Trek: Picard and Star Trek: Discovery.
The show bows on streaming subscription service CBS All Access on August 6th.