Paul Wesley has joined the cast of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds season 2 as James T. Kirk, according to Paramount+. Wesley will portray the character as a younger version. The casting of James T. Kirk was been revealed in the first image from Star Trek: Strange New Worlds season 2 ahead of its season one premiere. Strange New Worlds is a prequel to Star Trek: The Original Series that follows the life of Captain Christopher Pike, who led the USS Enterprise before the famed Captain James T. Kirk.
Star Trek: Strange New Worlds premieres on Paramount+ in 2022.