This week the penultimate episode of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds season 2 arrives and it is something different indeed. We have details along with new images, a trailer, and a clip from the musical episode. SPOILERS.
Episode 9 of Strange New Worlds’ second season is called “Subspace Rhapsody.” The special musical episode was written by Dana Horgan & Bill Wolkoff and directed by Dermott Downs with original songs by Kay Hanley and Tom Polce. It debuts on Paramount+ on Thursday, August 3
An accident with an experimental quantum probability field causes everyone on the U.S.S. Enterprise to break uncontrollably into song, but the real danger is that the field is expanding and beginning to impact other ships—allies and enemies alike.
The latest episode of The Ready Room, the official Star Trek aftershow, includes a clip from the musical episode. Uhura and Spock are in engineering testing a new way to send messages in subspace, Pelia walks by and suggests they try sending music. (The clip starts at 32:50.)
A trailer for the episode was released at Comic-Con.
Here’s an alternate link to trailer on StarTrek.com for international readers
Also released at SDCC…
The special musical episode “Subspace Rhapsody” will feature 10 original songs, plus a “Subspace Rhapsody” version of the series’ main title, with music and lyrics by Kay Hanley (Letters to Cleo) and Tom Polce (Letters to Cleo, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend). Please click HERE to pre-save the “Subspace Rhapsody” soundtrack on all available digital music streaming platforms, it will be released Tuesday, August 1.
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