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'Star Trek: Prodigy': Jason Mantzoukas, Ella Purnell join voice cast

Jason Mantzoukas has joined the voice cast of animated series Star Trek: Prodigy. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
Jason Mantzoukas has joined the voice cast of animated series "Star Trek: Prodigy." File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

June 14 (UPI) -- Jason Mantzoukas, Ella Purnell and more have joined the voice cast of upcoming Star Trek animated series, Star Trek: Prodigy.

Star Trek: Prodigy will be a CG-animated series on Paramount+ that follows a group of alien teens who discover a derelict Starfleet ship and use it for adventure, meaning and salvation.

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Mantzoukas is voicing the character of Jankom Pog, with Purnell as Gwyn. Brett Gray is Dal, Dee Bradley Baker is Murf, Angus Imrie is Zero and Rylee Alazraqui is Roh-Tahk.

The official Star Trek twitter page released photos of each voice actor next to their respective characters.

Kate Mulgrew is returning to the sci-fi franchise to reprise her role as Captain Kathryn Janeway on Star Trek: Prodigy. Mulgrew previously portrayed Captain Janeway for seven seasons on Star Trek: Voyager from 1995 to 2001.

Star Trek: Prodigy hails from Nickelodeon and CBS Studios. The show is aimed towards younger audiences.

Kevin and Dan Hageman developed the series and serve as co-showrunners. Alex Kurtzman, Heather Kadin, Katie Krentz, Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth are serving as executive producers. Ben Hibon will direct, co-executive producer and serve as the creative lead.

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