Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Season 2 Trailer Introduces Lower Decks' Tawny Newsome and Jack Quaid

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Two Star Trek universes will collide this summer on Paramount+.

The streaming service on Thursday debuted the official trailer for the highly anticipated second season of its critically acclaimed original series Star Trek: Strange New Worlds.

As previously reported, the series will premiere Thursday, June 15, on Paramount+ in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, Latin America, Brazil, France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.

Tawny Newsome and Jack Quaid on Strange New Worlds - Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

The second season will also be available to stream on Paramount+ in South Korea, with the premiere date to be announced at a later time.

Following the premiere, new episodes of the 10-episode season will drop weekly on Thursdays.

Strange New Worlds Season 2 Key Art - Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

The trailer also gives us our first glimpse of Star Trek: The Lower Decks' Tawny Newsome as Beckett Mariner and Jack Quaid as Brad Boimler in live-action form aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise.

The episode, which will also feature animation, was directed by "Star Trek: The Next Generation" and STAR TREK: PICARD actor and director Jonathan Frakes.

"In season two of STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS, the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise, under the command of Captain Christopher Pike, confronts increasingly dangerous stakes, explores uncharted territories and encounters new life and civilizations," the logline teases.

Chief Engineer Pelia - Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

"The crew will also embark on personal journeys that will continue to test their resolve and redefine their destinies."

"Facing friends and enemies both new and familiar, their adventures will unfold in surprising ways never seen before on any Star Trek series."

The series stars Anson Mount as Christopher Pike, Rebecca Romijn as Una Chin-Riley, Ethan Peck as Spock, Jess Bush as Christine Chapel, Christina Chong as La'An Noonien-Singh, Celia Rose Gooding as Nyota Uhura, Melissa Navia as Erica Ortegas, and Babs Olusanmokun as Joseph M'Benga.

Are You Sure? - Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Season 1 Episode 10

Paul Wesley will return as James T. Kirk alongside new addition Carol Kane in a recurring role as Pelia.

The series is produced by CBS Studios, Secret Hideout and Roddenberry Entertainment.

Akiva Goldsman and Henry Alonso Myers serve as co-showrunners.

Captain Batel - Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Season 1 Episode 10

Alex Kurtzman, Akiva Goldsman, Jenny Lumet, Henry Alonso Myers, Aaron Baiers, Heather Kadin, Frank Siracusa, John Weber, Rod Roddenberry, and Trevor Roth serve as executive producers.

Check out the trailer below.

Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.

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Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Quotes

Pike: Send someone else. You don't want me in command of that ship.
April: You're getting us confused. You don't want you in command.

No matter how many stars there are in the sky. No matter how many galaxies swirl beyond our own. No matter the mathematical probabilities or the number of times we say, 'We are not alone in the universe,' our first visit from the stars is always the province of children's stories and science fiction. First contact with aliens always lives squarely in the impossible. First contact is just a dream until one day, it isn't.