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'Star Trek: Discovery' finds its captain

The next 'Star Trek' series now ready to launch into full production

By Ben Gourlay on Mar 11, 2017 10:01 pm CST - 0 mins, 48 secs reading time

After a series of delays which has seen the upcoming 'Star Trek' series abandon its planned launch date, it finally looks like production is set to jump to warp speed.

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According to Deadline, 'Harry Potter' and 'The Patriot' star Jason Isaacs has been cast as Captain Lorca for the upcoming series, joining other legendary 'Star Trek' captains such as Picard, Kirk, and Janeway.

Set 10 years before the events of the original series, 'Star Trek: Discovery' is set to premiere 13 episodes on the CBS All Access platform in the U.S. and on Netflix in other territories later in the year.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Ben Gourlay

Ben is based in Australia and has been writing entertainment based news and reviews since 2002 and for TweakTown since 2007. A student of film, Ben brings a wide understanding of the medium to the latest happenings in entertainment circles and the latest blockbuster theatrical reviews.

NEWS SOURCE:deadline.com

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