Star Trek: Strange New Worlds‘ Hemmer actor, Bruce Horak, will return to the show in the future. It is the sixth show that is based on a multi-generational Science fiction franchise following writer-producer Alex Kurtzman’s rebranding, which began with Star Trek: Discovery in 2017.The latest Star Trek series follows Captain Christopher Pike (Anson Mount) and his crew on the Federation flagship, the USS Enterprise, five years before Captain James T. Kirk takes command

Star Trek: Episode 9 details: In the episode, Pike leads a small team down to an icy planet to find that the ship had crashed and its crew was killed by the Gorn, a race of violent and highly intelligent aliens. After juvenile Gorn bursts from an infected survivor, the crew comes face-to-face with the creatures and one of them spits on Hemmer. Unfortunately for the USS Enterprise‘s chief engineer, the spit carries the eggs of the Gorn, dooming Hemmer. In a noble act, Hemmer leaps from the USS Peregrine into a deep chasm, killing himself.

Bruce Horak

The last episode surprised many fans when Bruce Horak’s Hemmer sacrificed himself to save the crew. But, later many posts indicate that his time with the show is not over yet.

Bruce Horak to return in a new role

Strange New Worlds co-executive producer Davy Perez was a guest on the 7th Rule podcast, co-hosted by Ryan Husk and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine‘s Cirroc Lofton (Jake Sisko). When the idea of Hemmer’s return came up, Perez made it pretty clear the Aenar engineer really is dead:

That’s kind of hard… I guess flashbacks, there’s always flashbacks.