CBS yesterday announced that Anson Mount will play Captain Christopher Pike on Star Trek: Discovery’s second season. Captain Pike first appeared in The Original Series pilot episode “The Cage,” and then in disfigured form in “The Menagerie, Part I and II.” Pike was also seen in the Kelvin Universe in both Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek Into Darkness films.

Jeffrey Hunter, Sean Kenney, Bruce Greenwood

Captain Christopher Pike led the USS Enterprise prior to Captain James T. Kirk.

His credits include:

  • AMC’s Hell on Wheels
  • Inhumans
  • Lost
  • Dollhouse
  • Smallville
  • All the Boys Love Mandy Lane

Star Trek: Discovery’s first season is now available to watch on CBS All Access in the U.S. and Space Channel in Canada. It’s available on Netflix in the rest of the world.