Actor Adil Hussain has joined the cast of American web series Star Trek: Discovery season 3. The web series is set in a fictional world 930 years into the future. Its trailer was first launched at the New York Comic-Con on October 5. Adil is glimpsed in the trailer speaking to series protagonist Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green). “I watch this office everyday, believing that my hope was not in vain,” he tells her. “That hope is you.”
Before Adil, late Indian model Persis Khambatta, Indian-American actor Maulik Pancholy and Indo-Canadian actor Rekha Sharma have also appeared on the show.
Adil’s international credits include the Reluctant Fundamentalist, Life of Pi and What Will People Say. His upcoming Hindi film is Nirvana Inn. He is also a part of Gautam Ghose’s Raahgir.
Star Trek: Discovery is said to pick up from the second season of the franchise, Star Trek: Enterprise series. It ended in 2005, and begins a decade before the events of the original Star Trek series. Now, the latest season is said to see a jump in time of 930 years. Other prominent actors in the series are Doug Jones, Sonequa Martin-Green, Anthony Rapp, David Ajala, Wilson Cruz, and Michelle Yeoh.