‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’: Season 2 Gets August UK Premiere On Amazon Prime Video & Trailer

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27 Jul 21

‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’: Season 2 Gets August UK Premiere On Amazon Prime Video & Trailer

Get ready to return to the U.S.S. Cerritos, as Amazon Prime Video announces Season 2 of Star Trek: Lower Decks will premiere in the UK this August, the day after the US premiere on Paramount+.

Developed by Emmy Award-winner Mike McMahan (‘Rick and Morty’, ‘Solar Opposites’), ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ focuses on 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 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 that comprise the ship’s bridge crew include Captain Carol Freeman, voiced by Dawnn Lewis, Commander Jack Ransom, voiced by Jerry O’Connell and Doctor T’Ana, voiced by Gillian Vigman.

As part of the [email protected] panel last weekend, Paramount+ dropped a new trailer of things to come in the upcoming season, which includes some familiar faces! Not only is Jonathan Frakes reprising his role as Captain Will Riker, but we also get a guest appearance by Robert Duncan McNeill as Tom Paris… sort of…

The series is produced by CBS’ Eye Animation Productions, CBS Studios’ new animation arm; Secret Hideout; and Roddenberry Entertainment. Secret Hideout’s Alex Kurtzman and Heather Kadin, Roddenberry Entertainment’s Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth and Katie Krentz (219 Productions) serve as executive producers alongside creator and showrunner Mike McMahan. Aaron Baiers (Secret Hideout), who brought McMahan to the project, also serves as an executive producer. Titmouse (‘Big Mouth’), the Emmy Award-winning independent animation production company, serves as the animation studio for the series.

Star Trek: Lower Decks‘ Season 2 premieres Friday, 13th August 2021 on Amazon Prime Video in the UK. The series airs Thursday, August 12th, 2021, on Paramount+ in the USA.

The [email protected] panel video below is cued up to start at the trailer, but you can, of course, skip back through to see the cast discuss the show, along with other animated series coming to Paramount+ in the USA.