Traditionally the man behind the mask in Star Trek: Discovery - portraying Kol, leader of Klingon House Kor; Kol’s father, Kol-Sha; and Tenavik, keeper of the time crystals - actor Kenneth Mitchell is unveiled as Aurellio in the third season. Discussed on camera for the first time, this exclusive featurette is an emotional and intimate look at Kenneth’s life with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), his on-screen brilliance and his overall impact on the set of Discovery.
WATCH: Kenneth Mitchell: To Boldly Go
Alongside Kenneth, the featurette takes a deep dive into his various roles on Discovery, his ability to bring the series’ notable characters to life and his unique ability to continue inspiring those on set. For his latest character, Aurellio, prop master Mario Moreira discusses the Discovery team’s ability to work together to develop a custom wheelchair fit for Kenneth to comfortably continue his work on the series
Also featuring interviews with Sonequa Martin-Green ("Michael Burnham"), Anthony Rapp (“Lt. Cmdr. Paul Stamets”), Mary Chieffo (“L'Rell”), director Jonathan Frakes, executive producer Alex Kurtzman, executive producer Michelle Paradise and more, Kenneth Mitchell: To Boldly Go highlights the love and support of those around him, and just how deep rooted his connection is with his on set family.
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Star Trek: Discovery™: Season Three arrives on Blu-ray™, DVD, and Limited Edition Blu-Ray Steelbook on July 20 from CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment.
Star Trek: Discovery streams exclusively on Paramount+ in the United States, airs on Bell Media’s CTV Sci-Fi Channel and streams on Crave in Canada, and on Netflix in 190 countries.