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'English Vinglish' star Adil Hussain joins 'Star Trek: Discovery' cast

File image of Adil Hussain Photograph:( Twitter )

ANI New Delhi, India Oct 07, 2019, 05.38 PM (IST)

Actor Adil Hussain, who worked in films like 'Kabir Singh' and 'Life of Pi', has joined the star cast of American web series 'Star Trek: Discovery'.

The makers of the series shared the trailer on Twitter in which Adil is seen briefly role alongside actors Doug Jones, Sonequa Martin-Green, Anthony Rapp, David Ajala, Wilson Cruz, and Michelle Yeoh.

"#StarTrekDiscovery takes fans 930 years into the future at #NYCC #StarTrekNYCC," read the video's caption. The one-minute-ten-second trailer of series based in a fictional world takes the audience 930 years into the future.

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Going by the clip, Hussain seems to be playing the role of a scientist who is helping in the fight against evil forces. Before sharing the first trailer on social media, makers launched it at the New York Comic-Con on Saturday.

The third season of  'Star Trek' is slated to premiere next year.

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Going by the clip, Hussain seems to be playing the role of a scientist who is helping in the fight against evil forces.