Melissa Navia is preparing to sing & dance in space…
The 38-year-old Latina actress and her fellow Star Trek: Strange New Worlds cast mates will be part of the first-ever musical episode for the Star Trek franchise.
It will feature 10 original songs, plus a special version of the series’ main title, with music and lyrics by Kay Hanley and Tom Polce.
In Season 2 of Strange New Worlds, the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise, under the command of Captain Christopher Pike, confronts increasingly dangerous stakes, explores uncharted territories and encounters new life and civilizations. The crew will also embark on personal journeys that will continue to test their resolve and redefine their destinies. Facing friends and enemies both new and familiar, their adventures will unfold in surprising ways never seen before on any Star Trek series.
In addition Navia as Erica Ortegas, the series also stars Anson Mount as Christopher Pike, Rebecca Romijn as Una Chin-Riley, Ethan Peck as Spock, Jess Bush as Christine Chapel, Christina Chong as La’An Noonien-Singh, Celia Rose Gooding as Nyota Uhura and Babs Olusanmokun as Joseph M’Benga.
Season two also features the return of special guest star Paul Wesley as James T. Kirk and new addition Carol Kane in a recurring role as Pelia.
Season two of Strange New Worlds is produced by CBS Studios, Secret Hideout and Roddenberry Entertainment.