The first two cast members that will star opposite Patrick Stewart on the new Star Trek series have been revealed.
According to Deadline, actors Santiago Cabrera and Michelle Hurd have been added to the cast of the untitled series that will focus on the life of Captain Jean-Luc Picard post-Starfleet.
Details of the series are still under wraps, but the Deadline article describes the unnamed characters as follows.
Cabrera will play the pilot of Picard’s ship who also is a skillful thief. Hurd is playing a former intelligence officer who is a brilliant analyst with a terrific memory that has not been affected by her drug and alcohol abuse.
Santiago Cabrera is known for his roles in series like Salvation, Heroes, Big Little Lies and Merlin. He can next be seen in the film Ema.
Michelle Hurd is known for roles in series like Law & Order Special Victims Unit, The Glades, Daredevil and Blind Spot. She can next be seen in the film Bad Hair.
The series will run exclusively on CBS All-Access.