April 14, 2024
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Star Trek: Lower Decks Season 4: In Development! Release Date Out?

Star Treks: Lower Decks season 4

Following another spectacular season, the makers of the Star Trek: Lower Decks are looking forward to their next installment. The animated and science fiction world of thrilling adventures has always stunned the fans. Moreover, the creators have left no stone unturned to prove the series’ legacy on Paramount Plus. Recently, the third season saw its final episode. Thus, fans are anxious to dig out details concerning Star Trek: Lower Decks Season 4. So here’s everything we know about the following season.


Created by Mike McMahan, the animated TV series premiered on CBS on August 6, 2020, followed by a second installment in 2021. Critics praised the overall performance of the series providing favorable reviews. Nevertheless, Star Trek: Lower Decks is the ninth Star Trek series that continues to impress viewers worldwide.

Will There Ever Be Star Trek: Lower Decks Season 4?

Star Trek: Lower Decks Season 4
Star Trek: Lower Decks, Paramount Plus

Good news! The streaming partner, Paramount Plus, announced Star Trek: Lower Decks Season 4 back in January 2022. The announcement came three months prior to the release of season 3. Soon after, the team began working on the scripts without any further delay. The scripting didn’t take much time and soon got finalized. In fact, the voice recording commenced immediately after then. Thus, it was crystal clear that the installment is definitely in development. Hence, the fourth season has been announced and is happening for sure.

What Will Happen Next?

There are a lot of aspects that will be covered in the upcoming installment. Ensign is totally unaware of his doppelganger joining Section 31. On the other hand, A.I.’s Peanut Hamper and AGIMUS have joined hands. They are working together as a team, and this could turn out as the main plot of the forthcoming season.

T’Lyn, a new Lower Dreck, has surprisingly become a team member of the USS Cerritos. Interestingly, he pursues the post of ‘Science Officer trainee.’ As for Mariner, she has returned to her place. Hence, Star Trek: Lower Decks Season 4 will pick up from where season 3 left off.

Most importantly, Mike McMahan opened up about the plot of season 4. He said that the upcoming chapter would be the best of all seasons. Adding more to his statement, he commented that the team is working hard on it. McMahan claimed that the future chapter would be the funniest and most dramatic.

Who Will Return To Season 4?

Star Trek: Lower Decks Season 4
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Most of the characters from season 3 will be back in the next season. Tawny Newsome will return as Beckett Mariner. Brad Boimler, played by Jack Quaid, is also set to join the sets. Noël Wells and Eugene Cordero will be essaying the character of D’Vana Tendi and Sam Rutherford, respectively.

Besides all these actors, Dawnn Lewis as Carol Freeman and Jerry O’Connell as Jack Ransom have officially joined the crew. Moreover, Star Trek: Lower Decks Season 4 might have some guest voices too.

When To Expect Star Trek: Lower Decks Season 4?

Currently, the project is in the production phase. Touted to be a 10-episodes-long season, it will drop on Paramount Plus. As soon as the post-production wraps up, fans can expect Star Trek: Lower Decks Season 4 to release soon. As per the reports, the fourth season is expected to release in summer of 2023. Currently, the network hasn’t dropped an official release date. But TechRadar247 will soon update you. So stay tuned.

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