Following the Star Trek Universe panel during Comic-Con@Home, CBS All Access has released a first look at the Star Trek: Lower Decks opening scene ahead of the series premiere of the all-new animated comedy on August 6th.
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 Roddenberry, Trevor Roth, Katie Krentz. It is a production by CBS’ Eye Animated Productions, Secret Hideout, Rodden Entertainment, and Titmouse animation studio.