CBS has today announced two new members for Star Trek: Discovery. Jason Isaacs and Mary Wiseman.
Captain on the bridge!
Star Trek: Discovery has found it’s Captain in Jason Isaacs. He will play Captain Lorca of the U.S.S. Discovery.
Nice chair. Hope it’s comfy. pic.twitter.com/xwfdWAmBQW
— Jason Isaacs (@jasonsfolly) 7 March 2017
The British actor’s credits include:
- Event Horizon
- The Patriot
- Harry Potter Films
- Rosemary’s Baby miniseries with Zoe Saldana
- Star Wars Rebels
- The OA
- A Cure for Wellness
Mary Wiseman will play Cadet Tilly, a Starfleet Academy Cadet in her final year of study, also assigned to the U.S.S. Discovery.
- Difficult People
- The Characters
The actors previously announced include: – Terry Serpico, Maulik Pancholy, Sam Vartholomeos, James Frain, Doug Jones, Michelle Yeoh, Anthony Rapp, Chris Obi, Shazad Latif, and Mary Chieffo
The new series will take place about 10 years before Captain Kirk’s five-year mission.
Star Trek: Discovery is coming to CBS All Access in 2017, following the premiere on the CBS Television Network, and will be distributed concurrently on Netflix in 188 countries and through Bell Media in Canada.