‘Star Trek: Discovery’ has found its Captain
Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter series, Awake, Dig) has been cast in Star Trek: Discovery as Captain Lorca of the Starship Discovery for CBS All Access.
Isaacs joins “The Walking Dead” actress Sonequa Martin-Green, Terry Serpico, Maulik Pancholy, Sam Vartholomeos, James Frain, Doug Jones, Michelle Yeoh, Anthony Rapp, Chris Obi, Shazad Latif, and Mary Chieffo.
— Star Trek: Discovery (@startrekcbs) March 7, 2017
Isaacs tweeted his excitement to sit in the captain’s chair.
Nice chair. Hope it's comfy. pic.twitter.com/xwfdWAmBQW
— Jason Isaacs (@jasonsfolly) March 7, 2017
The new series began production in January and will take place about 10 years before Captain Kirk’s five-year mission. It is set to premiere this fall on CBS All Access.