'Star Trek: Discovery' Finds Its Captain in 'Harry Potter' Star Jason Isaacs
joins “”. The actor known for his role as Lucius Malfoy in “Harry Potter” movie franchise has landed a key role on the upcoming CBS All Access series. He is expected to play Captain Lorca who helms Starship Discovery.
The new TV show is also supported by the likes of as the Starfleet captain Georgiou, as Starfleet science officer Lt. Saru, Anthony Rapp as astromycologist Lt. Stamets and as Spock’s father.
The first “Star Trek” series since “Star Trek: Enterprise” ended in 2005, the show was originally scheduled to debut in January, but it’s now reportedly pushed back to Summer/Fall season. The plot is still scarce, but it is allegedly set years before the events of the original series and is separate from the timeline of the rebooted film franchise that stars , and .