Adil Hussain, who worked in films like Kabir Singh and Life of Pi, has joined the star cast of American web series Star Trek: Discovery.
The makers of the series shared the trailer on Twitter in which Adil is seen briefly role alongside actors Doug Jones, Sonequa Martin-Green, Anthony Rapp, David Ajala, Wilson Cruz, and Michelle Yeoh. The one-minute-ten-second trailer of series based in a fictional world takes the audience 930 years into the future. Going by the clip, Hussain seems to be playing the role of a scientist who is helping in the fight against evil forces.
Here is the trailer.
— Star Trek (@StarTrek) October 5, 2019
Before sharing the first trailer on social media, makers launched it at the New York Comic-Con on 5 October (Saturday).
According to News18, Hussain is not the first Indian to join the science-fiction franchise. The late Persis Khambatta has played Lieutenant Ilia in Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979).
The third season of Star Trek is slated to premiere next year.
(With inputs from Asian News International)