The casting news keeps on coming as three more actors beam aboard.
Earlier today, CBS announced the casting of three more members of the Star Trek Discovery ensemble, two of whom will serve about the starship Shenzhou (commanded by Michelle Yeoh’s Captain Georgiou).
Maulik Pancholy, known for his roles on “30 Rock” and “Weeds”, will play Dr. Nambue, the Shenzhou’s chief medical officer. Pancholy’s presence in Toronto was made known in a Twitter video by fellow Discovery cast-mate Chris Obi, see our previous article for the video.
Terry Serpico will play Admiral Anderson, a high-ranking Starfleet officer. Serpico has been seen on “Sneaky Pete”, “Army Wives”, and “Rescue Me”.
Sam Vartholomeos will play Ensign Connor, a junior officer assigned to the Shenzhou. He has appeared recently on “The Following” and in the feature film remake of “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”.
The three will join a cast that includes Sonequa Martin-Green, Michelle Yeoh, Anthony Rapp, Doug Jones, and James Frain.
Star Trek: Discovery is currently in production and is expected to make its debut sometime this year.