Cawley Entertainment Company and Retro Film Studios, LLC are pleased to announce that Meng Ai will be joining the cast of “Star Trek: Phase II”, taking on the role of Lt. Commander Sulu beginning in this year’s “The Holiest Thing”, written by Rick Chambers – the twelfth episode to go before the camera in the production’s 10th anniversary film shoot.
Keeping with Retro Film Studio’s commitment to hiring professional actors to fill it’s roles, New York based actor Meng Ai has appeared in television shows such as “Royal Pains”, “30 Rock”, “How to Make it in America”, and films such as “Thanks for Sharing”, “Life During Wartime” and “Danger Island”.
Born in Inner Mongolia, China, Meng moved to the US when he was 11. He is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts where he studied acting and directing at the Experimental Theater Wing and Playwrights Horizons Theater School. Although he is new to the Star Trek universe, Ai says he is looking forward to the challenge of entertaining such a dedicated fan base, and is especially honored to be following in the footsteps of George Takei.