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.
Dino-Ray Ramos | Staff Writer