Star Trek Discovery Star’s New Film Hits in Spring of 2022

May 5, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; Anthony Rapp poses with Lynn Oxenberg on the red carpet at the The Creative Coalition’s annual gala. Mandatory Credit: Hannah Gaber-USA TODAY

Antony Rapp, who portrays Paul Stamet in Star Trek: Discovery, is in an upcoming film.

The movie is called Scrap and is scheduled for release in the spring of 2022.

According to the film’s website, the plot is described as: “After getting laid off, young single-mom Beth finds herself living in her car and struggles to hide her homelessness from her estranged brother Ben.”

Rapp has appeared in 42 episodes of Star Trek: Discovery to date. In that series, Stamets and his partner Hugh Culber, are the first openly gay regular characters in Star Trek. Stamets is an astromycologist, studying alien fungi. Through this field of research, he helped develop the experimental Spore Drive, a revolutionary means of space travel, and one that would remain secret to the federation at large for a very long time. Stamets, through some genetic manipulation, is the only officer capable of operating the Spore Drive. Thus, he is not only one of this technology’s creators, but also the key to unlocking its potential.

Anthony Rapp performs at BroadwayCon 2019, held Jan. 11 to 13, 2019, at the New York Hilton Midtown in Manhattan. Img 7527

In Scrap, Rapp will appear alongside Vivian Kerr, who’s also directing the film, and Lana Parrilla. For Parrilla, she’s mostly known for her work in ABC’s Once Upon a Time.

And for the director, Kerr, Scrap will be her first feature film after dabblings in short films.

The feature-length aspect of Scrap was borne of a short film with the same name.

Other actors cast in the film include Beth Dover and Khleo Thomas.

Dustin Baker is a political scientist who graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2007. His odyssey with Star Trek starts from beginning to finish, watching ‘The Original Series,’ all the way to the present day. Listed guilty pleasures: Peanut Butter Ice Cream, ‘The Sopranos,’ and The Doors (the band).