Star Trek: Discovery has just added five new stars to its ranks. Today, CBS announced the addition of some new Klingon and Starfleet officers.
Shazad Latif, known for his role as Dr. Henry Jekyll in the television series Penny Dreadful, will star as Lieutenant Tyler, a Starfleet officer in the Federation. Latif was originally announced in the role of Kol, a commanding officer in the Klingon Empire. Kol will be played by Kenneth Mitchell whose television credits include Jericho, The Astronaut Wives Club, and Frequency.
Rekha Sharma will star as Commander Landry, the security officer of the Starship Discovery. Sharma’s television credits include Battlestar Galactica and fan series Star Trek Continues. Check out Sharma’s interview with Larry “Dr. Trek” Nemecek in uniform on the set of Continues.
Clare McConnell will star as Dennas, a leader in the Klingon Empire. McConnell’s film credits include Dim the Fluorescents, to be released this fall.
Damon Runyan will star as Ujilli, a leader in the Klingon Empire. Runyan’s television credits include Suits, Supernatural, and Gangland Undercover.
Star Trek: Discovery airs on CBS (pilot episode only) and CBS All Access (full season) “when it’s ready.” Checkout our Discovery page for all the info and news on the new show.