'Star Trek: Discovery' finds its captain

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

Published Sat, Mar 11 2017 10:01 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:56 AM CST

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.

'Star Trek: Discovery' finds its captain | TweakTown.com

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.

NEWS SOURCE:deadline.com

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