Michelle Yeoh To Lead New Star Trek Spin-off Series

Last update: 16/01/2019

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 (Bernama) -- Former Bond girl, Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh will take the lead in a new spin-off from CBS All Access' Star Trek: Discovery series, according to foreign news reports.

The Discovery star will reprise her role  as Captain Philippa Georgiou and her position as a member of the Starfleet black-ops division Section 31.

The series will be executive produced by Alex Kurtzman (Star Trek: Discovery) and feature Bo Yeon Kim and Erika Lippoldt as showrunners.

“I’m so excited to continue telling these rich Star Trek stories,” said Yeoh in a statement.

“Being a part of this universe and this character specifically has been such a joy for me to play. I can’t wait to see where it all goes — certainly I believe it will go ‘where no woman has ever gone before!'”

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“Michelle has shattered ceilings, broken boundaries, and astonished us with her grace and gravitas for decades,” Kurtzman was quoted as saying.....