While the upcoming “Star Trek: Discovery” boasts Sonequa Martin-Green as the show’s main character Lieutenant Commander Rainsford, what we haven’t been made aware of is just who will be her superior.
Today, CBS has officially announced that Jason Isaacs has joined the cast as Captain Lorca – the captain of the Starship Discovery. Other crewmates include Doug Jones as science officer Saru, Anthony Rapp as science officer Stamets, Terry Serpico as Admiral Anderson, Maulik Pancholy as chief medical officer Nambue, and Sam Vartholomeos as junior Starfleet officer Connor..
Also in the series are James Frain as astrophysicist Sarek (the father of Spock), Michelle Yeoh as a fellow starship captain, and Shazad Latif, Chris Obi and Mary Chieffo as Klingon commanders.
The series will premiere on the CBS Television Network with all subsequent episodes available on CBS All Access, the Network’s digital subscription video on demand and live-streaming service and will be distributed concurrently by CBS Studios International on Netflix in 188 countries.