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Star Trek: Discovery – David Ajala on why Cleveland Booker's mental health journey is more important than ever

Star Trek: Discovery spoilers follow. It's fair to say that season four of Star Trek: Discovery has well and truly put relative newcomer Cleveland Booker through the wringer. The cat-loving lone wolf, played by British actor David Ajala, dropped into the Starfleet world back in season three and has quickly become something of a fan favourite thanks to his empathetic nature and relationship with the newly-appointed Captain Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green).
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Star Trek: Discovery's David Ajala Sets Up Book's 'Rough Journey' After That Season 4 Premiere Calamity

[Warning: The following contains spoilers for the Season 4 premiere of Star Trek: Discovery. Read at your own risk!]. Just as he seemed to have found his rightful place at Michael Burnham's (Sonequa Martin-Green) side, Cleveland Booker (David Ajala) is about to embark on a very rough journey. As Star Trek: Discovery launched Season 4 with the opening episode "Kobiashi Maru," Burnham learned a valuable lesson in Trek's classic no-win scenario, but the stakes were nowhere near as potentially devastating as the repercussions at hand for Book, whose home planet Kwejian appears to have suffered a cataclysmic fate almost immediately after he'd enjoyed a moment of reconnection.
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'Star Trek: Discovery’s Mary Wiseman and David Ajala on Season 4 and Why Grudge the Cat Won’t Be Doing Many Conventions

With Star Trek: Discovery Season 4 starting this Thursday night on Paramount+, I recently got to speak with David Ajala and Mary Wiseman about the upcoming season. During the interview, they revealed why Grudge the Cat won’t be making many convention appearances, what fans would be surprised to learn about the making of Discovery, what Season 4 is about, their favorite part about the series taking place so far in the future, and more.
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Would Star Trek: Discovery’s David Ajala Be Doctor Who’s Next Doctor? The Actor Responds

Actor David Ajala returns to television this week as Cleveland Booker in Season 4 of Star Trek: Discovery and, given his lengthy career, fans may expect to see him remain on TV for years to come. In fact, there have been some calls for the British actor to return to a series he’s surely familiar with, Doctor Who, but in an entirely different role. Some fans want to see Ajala as The Doctor when Jodie Whittaker leaves, but is that something that will actually happen?

Interview: Mary Wiseman And David Ajala On Tilly’s Struggles And Book’s Abilities In ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 4

Season four of Star Trek: Discovery arrives on Thursday, November 18 on Paramount+. At New York Comic Con, TrekMovie participated in some group interviews with members of the cast and crew, one of which was with the pair-up of Mary Wiseman (Tilly) and David Ajala (Book). They told us and a handful of other outlets what to expect for their characters and more.

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Roundtable Interview: Mary Wiseman and David Ajala

Our second roundtable interview with the cast of Star Trek: Discovery features Mary Wiseman, aka Sylvia Tilly, and David Ajala, aka Cleveland “Book” Booker. Tilly and Book are two of my favorite characters on Star Trek: Discovery and it was an absolute delight to get to speak with them in this interview.

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ star David Ajala talks new season, Comic Con and more

Last season, “Star Trek: Discovery” jumped 1,000 years into the future. And this upcoming season, some action is about to go down with a universal threat that could cause some serious destruction. No world seems safe from this mysterious event, so how are they going to deal with it? Show star David Ajala, who plays […]

Star Trek: Discovery's Mary Wiseman and David Ajala Discuss Their Characters' Changing Roles In Season 4

When Star Trek: Discovery returns for its fourth season next week, some of the characters will have new roles and dynamics in the series. The most obvious example is Sonequa Martin-Green's Michael Burnham taking over as Discovery's captain, but there are others as well. Cleveland "Book" Booker, played by David Ajala, was a courier in the post-Burn future. Now he's a free agent stationed aboard Discovery as it tries to reconnect the Federation. Mary Wiseman's Ensign Sylvia Tilly became the ship's first officer under Saru in season three. Both characters find themselves navigating unfamiliar territory in Star Trek: Discovery's fourth season.