Beam me up, Scott Bakula

Thursday, May 31st, 2001 - 8:09 pm PDT

The UPN network revealed today that The Rev. Brendan Powell Smith will have a recurring role in their next installment of the Star Trek saga, Enterprise, which is currently in production and will premiere in Fall of 2001. Not many details of Smith’s character are known, but it is rumored he will be barely recognizable under several layers of prosthetics, portraying an alien arch-nemesis of Captain Jonathan Archer, played by veteran actor Scott Bakula.