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Captan Kirk Added to “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds”

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sounds like “Vampire Diaries” star Paul Wesley will be joining the “Star Trek” universe. Announced just a little while ago, Wesley will be taking on the iconic role of Captain James T. Kirk in “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” for season 2.

The offshoot series stars Anson Mount as Captain Christopher Pike, Rebecca Romjin as Number One, and Ethan Peck as Mr. Spock.

“Paul is an accomplished actor, an astonishing presence and a welcome key addition to the show,” said executive producer Alex Kurtzman and showrunners Akiva Goldsman and Henry Alonso Myers in a statement. “Like all of us, he is a life-long Star Trek fan and we are excited by his interpretation of this iconic role.”

Strange New Worlds” hits Paramount+ on May 5th, 2022.

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