All hands on deck as the crew of the U.S.S. Cerritos is back on their misadventures. Leading the way is Tawny Newsome who plays the overconfident and party-hardy Ensign Beckett Mariner on Star Trek: Lower Decks, posting on her Instagram flashing a peace symbol with a recording booth selfie with headphones behind the mic- and yes, that's Season 3 that's being worked on. No doubt looking forward to another round of keeping the ship together in spite of her superior officers' incompetence and taking her for granted with her overachieving ways, the star wrote, "🖖🏾SEASON THREE🖖🏾 #StarTrekLowerDecks" (as you'll see in the post below).
Star Trek: Lower Decks Season One Cliffhanger
While the second season of Star Trek: Lower Decks premieres on Paramount+ in August, the series is ready for more zaniness and opportunities for Mariner to bust Boimler's (Jack Quaid) chops about his by-the-book rigid style. When the series last left at the conclusion of season one, Mariner's best friend on the Cerritos decided to take the promotion on board the U.S.S. Titan under Captain William Riker (Jonathan Frakes). After the bonding they had in season one, Mariner's royally pissed at the decision despite her one-time promotion herself to lieutenant thanks to her mother (Dawnn Lewis), the captain of the Cerritos, and Boimler's subsequent jealousy.
Created by Mike McMahan (Rick & Morty), the animated Star Trek: Lower Decks offers a more comedic take on the franchise deviating from its more serious nature often exhibiting self-awareness of previous canon and lore. Aside from Frakes, other Next Generation alum who joined in cameos include Marina Sirtis' Counselor Deanna Troi and John de Lancie's omnipotent Q. The earlier two already made their live-action return to Trek on Picard. De Lancie is also set to return for season two that reunites him with Patrick Stewart to reinvigorate the beloved rivalry. Lower Decks also stars Noël Wells, Eugene Cordero, Jerry O'Connell, Fred Tatasciore, and Gillian Vigman.
Now here's a look back at the teaser released earlier this year for the second season:
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