Kate Mulgrew returns to Star Trek Prodigy as Captain Janeway

Kate Mulgrew has announced that she will be returning to the Star Trek Prodigy team, reprising her much-loved role as Captain Kathryn Janeway, whom she played in the original series.

Kate Mulgrew took to Instagram on Monday, 5 April 2021, to announce that she will be returning to Star Trek Prodigy, produced by Nickelodeon, for its revival season on Paramount Plus. The actress shared an image of her character, Captain Kathryn Janeway’s animation, which was very similar to the actress’ real-life look.

The post was captioned, “Doesn’t she look absolutely fantastic? A huge thanks to the #StarTrekProdigy team for bringing this next iteration of Captain Janeway to life. An honour to be back among my Trek family with a new show targeted at the next, next generation!”

Kate is well known for her role as Captain Kathryn Janeway from all seven seasons of Star Trek, which ran from 1995 until 2001. She is also well known for her role in Netflix’s Orange Is The New Black.