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Star Trek: Discovery Season 4 E02 "Anomaly" Review: A Crisis of Faith
Beyond our two usual suspects, Jones' Saru, Mary Wiseman's Tilly, and Blu del Barrio's Adira, with Anthony Rapp delivering one of his strongest performances as Stamets in the series run so far While we're used to seeing Discovery's chief engineer go all Gordon Ramsey with those he's familiar with, there's an awkwardness and drive in[...]
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The trailer closes with a series of action shots with fights and adversity on the ship. https://youtu.be/JIPT9WC6VskVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Star Trek: Discovery | Season 4 Official Trailer | Paramount+ (https://youtu.be/JIPT9WC6Vsk) The panel participants were Rapp, Cruz, Martin-Green, Mary Wiseman, Ajala, Blu del Barrio, and executive producer Michelle Paradise[...]
“The Hope That is You, Part 2” — Ep#313 — Pictured: Blu del Barrio as Adira, Ian Alexander as Gray and Wilson Cruz as Dr. Hugh Culber of the CBS All Access series STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. Photo Cr: Michael Gibson/CBS ©2020 CBS Interactive, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
On the planet's surface, we get tapped more into the emotional side with Saru (Doug Jones), Culber (Wilson Cruz), Gray (Ian Alexander), and Adira (Blu del Barrio) trying to break through to Su'Kal (Bill Irwin), who's so inexperienced in the world and hesitant for change. Photo Cr: Michael Gibson/CBS ©2020 CBS Interactive, Inc All Rights Reserved. The[...]
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Another is more bonding between Adira (Blu del Barrio) and Lt Cmdr Stamets (Anthony Rapp), who's fascinated about Adira's own path as a human with Trill characteristics Emily Coutts really shined as Lt Detmer more involved than she typically is and you can tell she was definitely having fun One last pairing that demonstrates the[...]
“Scavengers” — Ep#306 — Pictured: Michelle Yeoh as Georgiou and Sonequa Martin-Green as Burnham of the CBS All Access series STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. Photo Cr: Michael Gibson/CBS ©2020 CBS Interactive, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Other noteworthy performances come from Anthony Rapp and Blu del Barrio, which sees a softer side of Stamets when not exuding his curmudgeon intellectual narcissistic ways in the middle of a crisis Directed by Doug Aariokoski, who also did the same for the Star Trek: Picard episode "Nepenthe" and written by Anne Cofell Saunders (The[...]
Star Trek Introduces Discovery GLAAD Collection
To commemorate Star Trek: Discovery's introduction of the franchise's first non-binary character in Adira, played by Blu del Barrio, ViacomCBS in conjunction with StarTrek.com launched the Star Trek: Discovery GLAAD Collection ViacomCBS announced 100 percent of the proceeds will go to support "GLAAD's culture-changing work to accelerate acceptance for LGBTQ people Introduced in the set[...]
“Forget Me Not” — Ep#304 — Pictured: Blu del Barrio as Adira and Sonequa Martin-Green as Burnham of the CBS All Access series STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. Photo Cr: Michael Gibson/CBS ©2020 CBS Interactive, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
First, Discovery's newest crew member in Adira (Blu del Barrio) comes on board from a very different earth from expected in the future She underwent a Trill bonding without the rituals and processes typically undergone from willing hosts Trill, for the uninitiated, is a species comprised of a symbiote and host The symbiote retains the[...]
Pictured: Finally reunited, Burnham and the U.S.S. Discovery crew journey to Earth, eager to learn what happened to the Federation in their absence on the the CBS All Access series STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. Photo Cr: Michael Gibson/CBS ©2020 CBS Interactive, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The introduction of Blu del Barrio's Adira evokes an intriguing addition to the crew as a fish-out-of-water and almost childlike innocence the way Lt Cmdr Data was in TNG especially given the interactions with Stamets (Anthony Rapp). STAR TREK: DISCOVERY Photo Cr: Michael Gibson/CBS ©2020 CBS Interactive, Inc All Rights Reserved. Mary Wiseman also delivers a powerful[...]
Pictured: Sonequa Martin-Green as Burnham; of the CBS All Access series STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. Photo Cr: Michael Gibson/CBS ©2020 CBS Interactive, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
And that, I think, keeps it grounded in the language of Star Trek." To see more on how Mary Wiseman describes Tilly's growth into the new season and how new cast members David Ajala, Blu del Barrio, and Ian Alexander describe their new characters in Book, Adira, and Gray, you can catch the rest of the[...]
Blu del Barrio and Ian Alexander join Star Trek: Discovery (Images: CBS All Access)
Blu del Barrio's non-binary character Adira is highly intelligent with confidence and self-assurance well beyond their years They will find a new home on the U.S.S Discovery and form a bond with both Lt Commander Paul Stamets (Anthony Rapp) and Dr Hugh Culber (Wilson Cruz) The first transgender character is Gray (The OA star Ian[...]