Notable for “Strange New Worlds” is that three completely different roles as soon as performed by Majel Barrett have needed to be distributed amongst three completely different actresses. The pc voice, stalwart first officer Number One, and the succesful and compassionate Nurse Chapel at the moment are performed by Alex Kapp, Rebecca Romijn, and Jess Bush, respectively. As professionals, every of the actors behind their respective legacy characters did their very own analysis into their characters, exploring each the in-universe canonical historical past, in addition to what “Star Trek” characters meant throughout the context of a giant popular culture map.
This was actually the case for Bush, who revealed her analysis course of in a current interview with /Film.
Majel Barrett vs. Jess Bush
“So yeah, I did do my very own analysis, each into ‘Star Trek’ extra broadly and the way it match into popular culture contextually when it was first round, and the way it has carried out that all through the many years that it has been round. Because I believe that is vital, too, in character growth on this present particularly. And into Majel [Barrett’s] efficiency.”
“… This has been extra of an ongoing factor, however simply studying into completely different supplies like nursing memoirs, and watching completely different documentaries on medical work in numerous contexts, like medevac and issues like that, too, which I believe have been actually useful. Yeah, so there’s all that background analysis, however a complete lot of instinct, additionally. I believe that simply builds the skeleton for then issues to unfold organically.”
“Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” is at the moment out there on Paramount+. Its first-season finale will air on July 7, 2022.