According to TorontoFilm.Net, shooting has now started on "Star Trek: Discovery", the sixth live-action "Star Trek" TV series and the first since " Star Trek Enterprise", debuting May 2017 on the CBS 'All Access' premium streaming service.
Doug Jones and Anthony Rapp have also been cast, with Jones playing 'Lt. Saru', a 'Starfleet Science Officer' and a new alien species to the "Star Trek" universe. Rapp portrays 'Lt. Stamets', an 'astromycologist', fungus expert, and 'Starfleet Science Officer' aboard the Starship Discovery.
Sonequa Martin-Green aka 'Sasha' on AMC's "The Walking Dead" has been cast as a top 'Star Fleet' lieutenant commander.
Also cast is Chris Obi as 'T’Kuvma', a Klingon leader seeking to unite the Klingon houses. Shazad Latif as Kol, the 'Commanding Officer' of the Klingons and Mary Chieffo as 'L’Rell', the 'Battle Deck Commander' of the Klingon ship.
"'Star Trek': Discovery' will explore dramatic contemporary themes that have been a signature of the franchise since its inception in 1966..."
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