“Star Trek: Discovery” Taps Michelle Yeoh as First Cast Member


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CBS All Access’ STAR TREK: DISCOVERY has found its first crew member. is ready to set off to the final frontier and topline the cast in the upcoming series.

Nicholas Meyer, who helmed Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country and is serving as a consulting producer on Discovery confirmed the news. It is likely that Yeoh will be the series’ lead, a female Lieutenant Commander.

Bryan Fuller will serve as executive producer of the series alongside Gretchen Berg, Aaron Harberts, and Akiva Goldsman.

Yeoh recently starred in the sci-fi thriller Morgan and Mechanic: Resurrection opposite Jason Statham. She also reprised her role in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny.

She is repped by Three Six Zero Group.

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This news was first reported by ComingSoon.net.


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