Actors from several Star Trek series and movies have been cast in new roles or are appearing in shows, movies or at conventions.
As reported by JoBlo, Zoe Saldana (Star Trek XI‘s Uhura) has joined the cast of The Losers, where she will play the sole female “loser,” the cold-blooded killer Aisha. The Losers is about a Special Forces team, who have been set up and betrayed by their handler Max, and are out for revenge and to get their names off of a CIA death list. The Losers is based on the DC/Vertigo comic series which ran from 2003-2006.
As reported by The Huddersfield Daily Examiner, Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Patrick Stewart will be the voice of God in a mystery play set to debut this summer. The English Mystery Plays will be performed in the Monk Bretton Priory in Barnsley and will run from June 29 through July 11.
Gary Graham (Star Trek: Enterprise‘s Ambassador Soval, Alien Nation) was heard on the Price of Business radio show today, as reported by dBusinessNews. Graham is an advocate of the need to challenge the Obama administration and has been taking his message to media audiences. The show should be in the show archives within the next day or so for those who wish to hear what Graham had to say on the show.
Those in and near Riverside, Iowa, the self-proclaimed “Future Birthplace of James T. Kirk,” will be interested to hear that three original series stars will be appearing at this summer’s TrekFest. George Takei (Sulu,) Nichelle Nichols (Uhura,) and Walter Koenig (Chekov,) will be participating in TrekFest events. TrekFest runs from Friday, June 26 through Saturday, June 27.