The Boys actor Jack Quaid says it could be a “dream” to be one of many first actors to seem in live-action initiatives for each Star Trek and Star Wars.
The Boys and Star Trek: Lower Decks star Jack Quaid stated he would like to have a job in a live-action Star Wars challenge.
During an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the interviewer requested Quaid if he had a “dream position or franchise” through which he’d wish to be featured sometime. “I do not know if anybody’s ever been in each — and I’ll most likely be very a lot corrected by nerds — in each a Star Trek live-action challenge and a Star Wars live-action challenge, however I want to be one of many first,” Quaid stated. “The purpose why I’m into sci-fi and fantasy comes from Star Wars. I might kill to be a droid or a Jedi or a Han Solo sort, no matter. I could possibly be a blade of grass in a area, I do not care. I’d like to be in a Star Wars challenge, for positive. I by no means thought I’d be on [a] Star Trek present — interval. That was a dream come true. So I do not know. Maybe that would occur.”
It will not take lengthy for followers to see Quaid fulfill one-half of his Wars/Trek purpose. During a panel at San Diego Comic-Con, Anson Mount, who performs Christopher Pike, introduced that Quaid could be bringing his animated Lower Decks position into live-action in a crossover with Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. Alongside Quaid can be his Lower Decks co-star Tawny Newsome, who performs collection lead Beckett Mariner. The episode will premiere on Paramount+ for Strange New Worlds‘ second season, directed by longtime Star Trek director Jonathan Frakes, who additionally starred as Commander William T. Riker on The Next Generation.
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If Quaid appeared in a live-action Star Wars challenge, he would not be the primary actor to seem in each franchises. Quaid’s personal The Boys co-star Simon Pegg, who starred in J.J. Abrams’s Star Trek reboot movies, additionally appeared in The Force Awakens whereas lined in heavy prosthetics. Pegg not too long ago poked the proverbial hornets’ nest when he referred to as out Star Wars followers for his or her toxicity. “To be sincere, and as somebody who was form of, you already know, kicked off concerning the prequels once they got here out, the Star Wars fan base actually appears to be essentially the most, form of, poisonous in the intervening time,” Pegg stated on the time. So maybe it is for the most effective that Quaid is not in Star Wars.
In the meantime, Quaid is difficult at work filming the fourth season of The Boys, through which he stars as Hugh Campbell. The actor can also be nonetheless set to voice the titular lead within the upcoming animated collection My Adventures With Superman for HBO Max regardless of the service’s ongoing content material cuts.
New episodes of Star Trek: Lower Decks launch Thursdays on Paramount+.