AMC has announced that beloved “Star Trek” actor and activist George Takei has officially joined the ten-episode second season of the acclaimed horror anthology series “The Terror”.
Takei will not only play a series regular role but also serve as a consultant on the new season which will be set during World War II and center on an uncanny specter that menaces a Japanese-American community from its home in Southern California to the internment camps to the war in the Pacific.
Kiki Sukezane (“Lost In Space”), Miki Ishikawa (“9-1-1”), Shingo Usami (“Unbroken”), and Naoko Mori (“Everest”) have also joined the cast which also stars Derek Milo. The next season is expected to begin production in Vancouver in January ahead of airing in late 2019.
The first season was the number two new drama on cable for the current television season and a top ten drama on ad-supported cable overall, well-received by critics and audiences alike.