George Takei Joins ‘The Terror’ Season 2 as Series Regular, Consultant; Additional Casting Announced

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George Takei Joins ‘The Terror’ Season 2 as Series Regular, Consultant; Additional Casting Announced
Star Trek” alum George Takei has joined the second season of the Ridley Scott-produced AMC anthology series, “The Terror,” as a consultant and series regular, the cabler announced Tuesday.

Set in an intermittent camp during World War II, the second season of “The Terror” centers on a series of bizarre deaths that haunt a Japanese-American community, and young man Chester Nakayama’s (Derek Mio) journey to understand and combat the malevolent entity responsible.

Per AMC: “As a child, Takei was imprisoned in two Japanese-American internment camps after the outbreak of World War II. His personal experience and knowledge of this chapter in U.S. history led him to become a leading figure and activist for social justice. As a consultant, Takei will work closely with the executive producers to ensure the accuracy of historical events and storytelling. On the acting side, he will play Yamato-san, a former fishing captain and community elder.
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