CBS announced last week that James Frain will play Sarek, Spock’s father, on Star Trek: Discovery. The character Sarek has appeared in mulitple episodes and films throughout the Star Trek franchise.
CBS also confirmed that production on Discovery will begin this week in Toronto.
Frain now joins the previously announced cast members Michelle Yeoh, Doug Jones, Anthony Rapp, Chris Obi, Shazad Latif and Mary Chieffo.
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.