Paul Wesley is becoming a member of the forged of Celebrity Trek: Unusual New Worlds.
Wesley is starring within the iconic function of James T. Kirk in the second one season of the Paramount+ drama collection. The function is very best recognized for starring William Shatner.
The casting comes forward of the release of season one, which premieres in Might. A 2d season of the display used to be renewed in January.
Unusual New Worlds follows Captain Christopher Pike (Anson Mount), Science Officer Spock (Ethan Peck), and Quantity One (Rebecca Romijn/Una Chin-Riley) as they discover new worlds across the galaxy. Their adventures predate Captain Kirk’s ever stepping foot aboard the usS. Undertaking.
The forged additionally contains Jess Bush as Nurse Christine Chapel, Christina Chong as L. a.’an Noonien-Singh, Celia Rose Gooding as Cadet Nyota Uhura, Melissa Navia as Lt. Erica Ortegas, and Babs Olusanmokun as Dr. M’Benga.
Wesley used to be up to now one of the vital leads of The Vampire Diaries and in addition starred in Inform Me A Tale for Paramount+ predecessor CBS All Get right of entry to. He can be noticed in Shudder function Historical past of Evil along Stephanie Beatriz.
He has additionally directed episodes of Roswell, New Mexico, Shadowhunters and Legacies.
Celebrity Trek: Unusual New Worlds is showrun via Akiva Goldsman and Henry Alonso Myers with the pair exec generating along Jenny Lumet, Heather Kadin, Frank Siracusa, John Weber, Rod Roddenberry, Trevor Roth, and Aaron Baiers.
The collection is produced via CBS Studios, Secret Hideout, and Roddenberry Leisure.
“Paul is an completed actor, an astonishing presence and a welcome key addition to the display. Like several folks, he’s a life-long Celebrity Trek fan and we’re serious about his interpretation of this iconic function,” mentioned Alex Kurtzman, Akiva Goldsman and Henry Alonso Myers.