‘Star Trek’ Enlists Jason Isaacs as Discovery Captain

‘Star Trek’ Enlists Jason Isaacs as Discovery Captain

CBS All Access’ Star Trek: Discovery has added a captain to its ranks.

Jason Isaacs has joined the cast of the twice-delayed Star Trek drama for CBS’ digital platform, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

The series features the franchise’s Enterprise, now known as the U.S.S. Discovery, and introduces new characters seeking new worlds and civilizations while exploring the dramatic contemporary themes that have been a signature of the franchise since its inception in 1966.

Isaacs, a popular name among broadcast and cable networks every pilot season, counts Netflix’s The OA andthe Harry Potter franchise as well as Hotel Mumbai and Death of a Stain among his credits. He is repped by Gersh, Silver Lining and Jackoway Tyerman.

Source: Hollywood Reporter