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Paul Wesley Cast as James T. Kirk in Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Season 2

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Paul Wesley Cast as James T. Kirk in Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Season 2

Paul Wesley Cast as James T. Kirk in Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Season 2

Paul Wesley Cast as James T. Kirk in Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Season 2

Paramount has announced that actor Paul Wesley will be portraying the iconic role of James T. Kirk in the upcoming second season of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds.

The first season is set to premiere on May 5th, 2022 on Paramount+but the streamer has secured the role of the famous captain for the upcoming second season securing a massive character casting. Wesley will now be only the third actor to take on this role sharing the honor with William Shatner and Chris Pine.

“Paul is an accomplished actor, an astonishing presence and a welcome key addition to the show,” said executive producers Alex KurtzmanAkiva 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.”

Paul Wesley Cast as James T. Kirk in Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Season 2

Strange New Worlds is one of a number of Star Trek series currently being produced by Paramount+, joining Star Trek: Picard, Star Trek: Discovery, and StarTrek: Prodigy. The series takes the Star Trek (how many times can we say that name in one article?) franchise back to its roots, following Anson Mount as Captain Christopher Pike and the initial crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise before the helm is given to James Kirk, who would become its most famous captain.

Season 1 of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds premieres on Paramount+ on May 5. 

Source: THR

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