News: Jason Isaacs Tapped To Play Captain On Star Trek: Discovery

A captain has been chosen for Star Trek: Discovery.

Jason Isaacs will play Captain Lorca on the upcoming CBS all access series. His credits include Netflix’s The OA, USA Network’s Dig and NBC’s drama series Awake. He joins The Walking Dead actress Sonequa Martin-Green as the lead lieutenant commander, James Frain as Spock’s father Sarek, Anthony Rapp as a space fungus expert, Michelle Yeoh as the captain in charge of the Starship Shenzhou, Terry Serpico as Admiral Anderson, a high-ranking official of Starfleet; Maulik Pancholy as Dr. Nambue, the chief medical officer of the Starship Shenzhou; and Sam Vartholomeos as Ensign Connor, a junior officer in Starfleet Academy assigned to the Starship Shenzhou. The show is expected to debut sometime either late in the summer or early fall.