During a Star Trek: Voyager panel on Sunday at the 55-Year Mission Star Trek convention, one of the cast members revealed a reunion is happening with Kate Mulgrew on her new animated Star Trek show.
Beltran is back
Robert Beltran (Voyager’s Chakotay) told the Las Vegas crowd of Trek fans that he is returning to the Star Trek franchise two decades after Voyager wrapped up. Prefacing what he was about to say with “I don’t know if I’m supposed to say this or not yet,” the actor stated:
I’m working on this voiceover/animation thing that Kate [Mulgrew] is doing, Star Trek: Prodigy.
Beltran didn’t reveal if he would be reprising the role of Chakotay, but appearing as Janeway’s loyal first officer seems to be a good bet. The series is set in the Delta Quadrant on an abandoned experimental Starfleet ship commandeered by alien teens, so if Beltran is reprising his Voyager role, it would likely be via hologram. Of course, Mulgrew herself is voicing the Emergency Training Hologram on the USS Protostar.
Prodigy was given a two-season order by Paramount+ and the first season arrives this fall, so Beltran could appear in either season. This revelation is the first known legacy actor joining Kate Mulgrew on Prodigy.
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