AMC has announced that Star Trek icon George Takei has joined the second season of its acclaimed anthology series The Terror as both a series regular and consultant.
Takei joins the previously announced Derek Mio (Lethal Weapon), while other new additions to the cast include Kiki Sukezane (Lost in Space), Miki Ishikawa (9-1-1), Shingo Usami (Unbroken) and Naoko Mori (Everest).
Set during World War II, the second season of The Terror centres on a series of bizarre deaths that haunt a Japanese-American community, and a young man’s journey to understand and combat the malevolent entity responsible.
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Season two of the Ridley Scott-produced series has been created by Alexander Woo (True Blood) and Max Borenstein (Kong: Skull Island) and is set to begin production in January 2019 ahead of a premiere later in the year.