Michelle Yeoh Will Appear in 'Star Trek: Discovery,' According to Producer

24 November, 2016, 01:03 | Author: Evan Mason
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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon's Michelle Yeoh is set to headline the CBS All Access series, Nicholas Meyer just confirmed to CS.

"I know Michelle Yeoh is in it". The acclaimed actress is reported to headline the new Star Trek TV series titled Star Trek: Discovery.

Meyer did not reveal which role Yeoh would take on, but she seems a natural fit for the previously revealed lead character, referred to as "Number One", who will be a female, human, non-captain Starfleet officer.

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Some fans are theorizing that Yeoh will play the show's lead role, a lieutenant commander in Starfleet.

Just like Better Call Saul reaches the online streaming service in the United Kingdom less than 24 hours after it airs on AMC (and how Preacher is shown on Amazon Prime), the same will apply to the still quite mysterious Star Trek series. Akiva Goldsman is also on board. The entire series of ten episodes will be released simultaneously on CBS' over-the-top streaming platform, CBS All Access.

Yeoh's CV includes Crouching Tiger, Hiden Dragon (and its recent sequel, Sword Of Destiny), Marco Polo, Tomorrow Never Dies, Babylon A.D., Sunshine, The Mummy: Tomb Of The Dragon Emperor, Memoirs Of A Geisha and Strike Back.


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