Star Trek: Discovery
TV Series

Release Dates:  September 24, 2017 (Season 1), January 17, 2019 (Season 2)
Language:  English
Production Companies:  CBS Television Studios, Secret Hideout,
Roddenberry Entertainment
Executive Producers:  Alex Kurtzman, Bryan Fuller, Heather Kadin,
Gretchen Berg, Aaron Harberts, Akiva Goldsman, Rod Roddenberry,
Trevor Roth
Producers:  Aaron Baiers, Kevin Lafferty, Ted Sullivan
Directors:  Vincenzo Natali, David Semel, Adam Kane
Screenplay:  Bryan Fuller, Alex Kurtzman, Gene Roddenberry
Cinematography:  Guillermo Navarro, Colin Hoult
Category:  Drama, Sci-Fi
Country:  USA
Commander Michael Burnham  ....   Sonequa Martin-Green
Commander Saru  ....   Doug Jones
Lieutenant Paul Stamets  ....   Anthony Rapp
Ensign Sylvia Tilly  ....   Mary Wiseman
Lieutenant Ash Tyler  ....   Shazad Latif
Dr. Hugh Culber  ....   Wilson Cruz
Captain Christopher Pike  ....   Anson Mount
L'Rell  ....   Mary Chieffo
Spock  ....   Ethan Peck
Sarek  ....   James Frain
Captain Philippa Georgiou  ....   Michelle Yeoh

"Star Trek," one of the most iconic and influential global television franchises, returns to television 50 years after it first premiered with STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. The series will feature a new ship, new characters, and new missions, while embracing the same ideology and hope for the future that inspired a generation of dreamers and doers.

STAR TREK: DISCOVERY will follow the voyages of Starfleet on their missions to discover new worlds and new life forms, and one Starfleet officer who must learn that to truly understand all things alien, you must first understand yourself.

The series will premiere on the CBS Television Network with all subsequent episodes available on CBS All Access, the Network's digital subscription video on demand and live streaming service, and will be distributed concurrently by CBS Studios International on Netflix in 188 countries and in Canada on Bell Media's Space channel and OTT service CraveTV.   (CBS Broadcasting Inc.)

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(07/21/19) Season 3 begins filming this month at Pinewood Studios in Toronto (where the first two seasons were filmed).

AssignmentX: Executive Producer Heather Kadin on Season 2 and a tease on Season 3
AX: Are you guys having internal debate about how much to use Michelle Yeoh in Season 3, because they're spinning off her character?
KADIN: We want to use Michelle Yeoh as much as possible. Our plan is, she'll be used throughout Season 3. The spinoff wouldn't happen until after that.
AX: So the spinoff wouldn't happen until you're no longer doing STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, or the spinoff wouldn't happen until after Season 3?
KADIN: Or in the middle of Season 3, let's say, but we have every intention of using her - you'll see her all of this season, and then most of next.

(04/27/19) Star Trek Discovery video [03:04]   Michelle Yeoh gives a look behind the scenes at her fight with Alan Van Sprang in the Season Finale.

(04/22/19) More Season 2 images.

Star Trek video: fighting with Michelle Yeoh


(03/20/19) Season 2 --

(03/01/19) Video:
Moments Of Discovery: Inside Section 31   (03:14)
Star Trek Discovery: Light and Shadows Promo   (00:32)

- Video: On The Next Start Trek Discovery

- Alex Kurtzman Drops Early Hints About Michelle Yeoh's 'Star Trek' Spinoff

- Video: Michelle Yeoh Makes Her Badass Return To Star Trek: Discovery   (01:00)

- Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 images:

(01/30/19) Star Trek: Discovery season 2: New episode 3 pictures bring back Klingons and Georgiou

Digitalspy: Star Trek's Georgiou spin-off with Michelle Yeoh might not air until Discovery has ended
Trekmovie: Interview: Gersha Phillips Talks Designing Section 31 Cool And Klingon Casual On 'Star Trek: Discovery'

Hollywood Reporter: 'Star Trek': Michelle Yeoh-Led 'Discovery' Spinoff Details Revealed
Variety: Michelle Yeoh Standalone 'Star Trek' Series in Development at CBS All Access

(01/03/19) Season 2 cast posters and images:

(12/13/18) Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 Official Trailer   (02:00)

(12/08/18) Michelle made a guest appearance as young Lieutenant Phillipa Georgiou in Star Trek: Short Treks - The Brightest Star, began streaming on December 6th, CBS All Access.
Hollywood Reporter: 'Star Trek: Short Treks' Illuminates a Key Character's Backstory
SYFY: Writers of the new Star Trek short explain how it fits into official Trek Canon
Star Trek's Latest Short Treks Gives Saru the Brilliant, Inspiring Origin Story He Deserves

Deadline: 'Crazy Rich Asians' Michelle Yeoh In Talks For 'Star Trek' Spinoff On CBS All Access
Dark Horizons: Michelle Yeoh Gets Her Own "Star Trek" Series?
Indiewire: Michelle Yeoh May Continue Her 'Star Trek Discovery' Journey in a New Spinoff

(10/13/18) IGN: Star Trek: Discovery's Michelle Yeoh Finds Perfection in Starfleet's Section 31

Watch video: Star Trek: Discovery - 'Spock Revealed' Season 2 Official Trailer   (02:26)

Season 2 will release on January 17th 2019.

Star Trek: Discovery - New season 2 trailer and NYCC recap
Thrilling New Trailer For STAR TREK
Star Trek Discovery Season 2 Teases Return of Pike and Spock

Michelle Yeoh will return as Captain/Emperor Georgiou, who is now an operative for Section 31: the Federation's clandestine black-ops branch. ("Don't you bow?" Yeoh asked, as Romijn introduced her.) Yeoh is thrilled about getting the chance to play a character who's a very different from both the straight-laced captain and the power-hungry emperor.

"[Secton 31 Georgiou is] manipulative, devious, sexy. We're in leather all the time," said Yeoh. "I'm loving every minute of it... I have a lot more fun playing this character. She's not a monster. There's a deep seed of humanity inside her."

Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 images and teaser poster

Star Trek: Discovery panel during the New York Comic Con, October 6

(photos from "Getty", "Rex" and "NewsCom")

(08/24/18) Check Out Concept Art And Behind-The-Scenes Photos From 'Star Trek: Discovery'Season 1

(08/11/18) Excerpt from Deadline interview with CBS All Access Bosses:

  Deadline: Based on the way the first season of Discovery ended, is there a Trek series with Michelle Yeoh in the works?
  Julie McNamara (programming chief for All Access): We've really talked about virtually all of the characters who popped in Discovery as potential spin-off shows. It's obviously very much driven by our conversations with Alex Kurtzman's Secret Hideout and the other creators involved. I wouldn't say at this point that we are actively pursuing a Michelle Yeoh series but it has been discussed.


(07/21/18) Video: Star Trek: Discovery - Season Two First-Look Trailer   (02:35)

Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 will be coming early 2019.

(06/30/18) 2018 Saturn Awards result: Best New Media Television Series (won), Best Actress on Television - Sonequa Martin-Green (won), Best Actor on Television - Jason Isaacs (nominated), Best Supporting Actor on Television - Doug Jones (nominated), Best Guest Performance in a Television Series - Michelle Yeoh (nominated)

(06/17/18) Comicbook: 'Star Trek: Discovery' Emmy Awards Submission Details Revealed

(06/06/18) "That blade through the heart -when you die for a scene, it's interesting how much research has to go into it," says Yeoh. "I always have to weigh, 'Do I die with my eyes open or shut?' It's so beautiful when you see the last minute of breath, and the eyes glaze over -but it's difficult not to flicker. The actor above me had this mask on, and there was a lot of [sweat and saliva] coming out of the holes, and when he tipped his head, it all came gushing out. Thank God there was a rehearsal first."   -- Michelle Yeoh on Capt. Philippa Georgiou's death scene   (LA Times)

(05/20/18) At the 5th Annual Vulture Festival at Milk Studios in New York City, May 20th. ("Getty Images" photos. See News for more photos from the event)

(1) (L-R) Gretchen J. Berg, Sonequa Martin-Green, Michelle Yeoh, Mary Wiseman, and Mary Chieffo speak onstage during
"Star Trek Discovery: The Future is Definitely Female" on Day Two of the Vulture Festival presented by AT&T

(05/14/18) TrekMovie: CBS Emmy Screeners Show Push For 'Star Trek: Discovery' Nominations

Video: Michelle Yeoh And Alan Van Sprang's Section 31 Bonus Scene From Star Trek: Discovery   (04:07)

Season 1 Finale bonus scene shown during the Discovery: Visionaries panel at WonderCon: Mirror Georgiou receives a surprise invitation from Leland to join a mysterious organization.

(03/15/18) Star Trek Discovery received 5 nominations at the 44th Saturn Awards: Best New Media TV Series, Best TV Actress (Sonequa Martin-Green), Best TV Actor (Jason Isaacs), Best Supporting TV Actor (Doug Jones), and Best TV Guest Star (Michelle Yeoh).

The winners will be announced by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films in June.

Will Michelle's Georgiou be back for the next season?
      "You won't find a single person on our writing staff or on our production who isn't a massive fan of Michelle Yeoh -- we adore her," showrunners Gretchen J. Berg told the Hollywood Reporter. "We want her coming back just as much as everybody watching the show does, so I would say keep watching."

MSN: Locals laud Michelle Yeoh's Langkawi plug in Star Trek TV series
World of Buzz: Michelle Yeoh Creates Memorable Moment for M'sians in Season Finale of Star Trek: Discovery
Decider: Michelle Yeoh Was The MVP Of 'Star Trek: Discovery' Season 1
Hollywood Reporter: Showrunners Gretchen J. Berg and Aaron Harberts talk with THR about Sunday's season one finale

New York Post: Michelle Yeoh: Georgiou 'gets under everybody's skin' in 'Star Trek' finale
Video: Jason Isaacs and Michelle Yeoh #Star Trek: Discovery   (00:22)
Indiewire: Michelle Yeoh Reveals Why She Almost Turned Down Playing Georgiou, and Why She's Thrilled to Be Back


(02/03/18) More stills and behind scenes photos.


Inverse: Jason Isaacs Was "Intimidated" By Michelle Yeoh in Big 'Star Trek' Fight
Geek: The Crew of Star Trek: Discovery Shows Shades of Kirk
CBS: Yep, Michelle Yeoh Is Back On Star Trek: Discovery!
CBS: Star Trek: Discovery Writer Breaks Down Emperor Georgiou's Many Titles

(01/18/18) New stills:

(01/17/18) Some set photos shared by supervising producer Ted Sullivan:

(1) Michelle with director T.J. Scott

(01/15/18) Captain, ... uh... Emperor, Georgiou, is, back.

Star Trek Discovery

- Video from Star Trek: Discovery: Happy Holidays   (00:20)

- The second Star Trek: Discovery novel, Drastic Measures by Dayton Ward, will be published on February 6th, 2018.   (Amazon)

(novel cover and official synopsis)


(11/10/17) CBS: Chapter Two Of Star Trek: Discovery Begins Sunday, Jan. 7

(10/22/17) Tie-in novel:   Star Trek: Discovery: Desperate Hours   by David Mack   (Amazon)

(10/12/17) Filming of the first season of Star Trek: Discovery has wrapped in Toronto, announced producer Aaron Halberts last night on Twitter.

(10/12/17) Video: Michelle Yeoh surprises Cast of Star Trek Discovery at NYCC 2017   (03:03)

(10/09/17) [Spoiler warning]   CBR: Star Trek: Discovery Reveals Captain Georgiou's Chilling Final Fate

Well, we ARE going to see more of Michelle in Star Trek: Discovery. In fact she has been busy filming in Toronto for the past few weeks.

Michelle Yeoh attending New York Comic Con, October 7

Entertainment Weekly: Star Trek: Discovery's Michelle Yeoh makes surprise appearance, promises return at New York Comic Con panel
Engadget: CBS will stream nine 'Star Trek' episodes this year instead of eight

(10/01/17) Captain Philippa Georgiou.

NBC: From Bond Girl to 'Star Trek' Captain, Michelle Yeoh Wants to Keep Surprising You
CNN: Michelle Yeoh talks 'Star Trek: Discovery' shocker
Entertainment Weekly: Star Trek: Discovery producer explains those first two episodes
WorldOfBuzz: Malaysians Upset With What Happened to Michelle Yeoh's Character in Star Trek
Indiewire: 'Star Trek: Discovery': Georgiou's Company, a Sarek Showdown, and More Scoop Learned From 'After Trek'

(09/24/17) New images:

(09/24/17) Video: Michelle Yeoh Takes The Captain's Chair On Star Trek: Discovery   (02:52)

NBC: From Bond Girl to 'Star Trek' Captain, Michelle Yeoh Wants to Keep Surprising You
Times: In a Quantum Leap, Star Trek Becomes a Female Enterprise
NY Daily: Michelle Yeoh says her 'Star Trek: Discovery' role 'means so much' to Asian women around world

(09/20/17) Michelle attending the premiere of Star Trek: Discovery at The the ArcLight Cinerama Dome, Los Angeles, September 19th.   ("Getty Images" photos. See News for more photos)

(09/18/17) CBS Video: Michelle Yeoh on playing a captain on "Star Trek: Discovery"   [04:44]

Parade: Michelle Yeoh on Taking Over the Captain's Chair for Star Trek: Discovery
CBS: 'Star Trek: Discovery' Cast Spill Secrets From the Set: 'We're Taking It As Far as It Can Go'

Photo at left: Michelle and actor Doug Jones on set of Shenzhou   (shared by Ted Sullivan)

(09/13/17) Star Trek: Michelle Yeoh Sheds Light on Captain Georgiou, Discovery

(09/13/17) Videos:
Construction of Star Trek: Discovery's U.S.S. Shenzhou   [02:36]
Star Trek: Discovery's Main Title Theme Takes A Cue From The Past   [02:22]

(09/12/17) TV Guide: 23 Secrets We Learned on the Star Trek: Discovery Set

Video: New scene with Michael Burnham and Philippa Georgiou played on CBS This Morning   [00:40]
More videos: 1   2   3  

(09/07/17) Cnet: How to stream 'Star Trek: Discovery'

(09/07/17) Some cast promotional photos:

(08/29/17) Variety: Can 'Star Trek: Discovery' Help CBS Boldly Go Into a Streaming Future?

Jason Isaacs, Sonequa Martin-Green, and Michelle Yeoh featured in Variety


(08/23/17) Entertainment Weekly: The story of how Star Trek returned to TV after 12 years

(08/16/17) Star Trek Discovery collector's pins available at Fansets.

(1) Captain Georgiou pin   (2) U.S.S. Shenzhou pin

(08/15/17) Captain Philippa Georgiou of the U.S.S. Shenzhou -

(1) Michelle with director Adam Kane

fan arts

(08/07/17) Video: We boldly go...

(08/07/17) Video: STAR TREK: DISCOVERY Cast Wishes Michelle Happy Birthday


(08/06/17) CBS: Check Out The Brand-New Star Trek: Discovery Comic And Novel Covers

(08/06/17) Some photos shared by supervising producer Ted Sullivan:

(08/03/17) Elle: Star Trek: Discovery Will Have a Female Mentor-Protégé Relationship at Its Core

(08/01/17) Character posters:


this week's Entertainment Weekly cover story
left: Philippa Georgiou (Michelle Yeoh), Gabriel Lorca (Jason Isaacs), Ash Tyler (Shazad Latif)
middle: Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green). right: Burnham, Paul Stamets (Anthony Rapp),
Saru (Doug Jones), Sylvia Tilly (Mary Wiseman)

(07/27/17) Star Trek: Discovery shows off costumes and props at Comic-Con 2017

(07/22/17) Video: Star Trek: Discovery Official trailer   (02:39)

(07/20/17) CBS: Star Trek: Discovery Sets Course For Comic-Con 2017

new posters and images

(07/01/17) Star Trek: Discovery will be heading to San Diego Comic-Con this month. Cast and creatives will appear at a panel on Saturday, July 22, 2:30PM PT in Ballroom 20.   (CBS announcement)

(06/27/17) Entertainment Weekly:
Star Trek: Discovery storyline revealed
Star Trek: Discovery to ditch a long frustrating Trek rule
Star Trek: Discovery scoop: Jonathan Frakes joins as director

(06/22/17) Entertainment Weekly:
Star Trek: Discovery first look at a groovy new transporter room
Star Trek: Discovery first look at Jason Isaacs as Captain Lorca

(1) Captain Philippa Georgiou (Michelle Yeoh, left) and Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) in a transporter room
(2) Jason Isaacs as Captain Lorca on the Discovery's bridge

- Entertainment Weekly: Star Trek: Discovery star Sonequa Martin-Green breaks her silence
      "I'm the first officer on the U.S.S. Shenzhou that is captained by Captain Philippa Georgiou, who is played by the amazing Michelle Yeoh," she says. "I have an inner war and it's a journey of self discovery and finding out what it means to be alive, to be human, to be a Starfleet officer, what it means to be a hero."

- Star Trek: Discovery release dates for the U.S., Canada and the rest of the world

(06/19/17) CBS press release: "Star Trek: Discovery" To Launch Sunday, September 24

The 15-Episode season will be released in two chapters: The first eight episodes will run from Sept. 24 through Nov. 5, and the latter seven will resume in January 2018.

Star Trek: Discovery producer explains the show's delays
Small details in the Star Trek: Discovery trailer only true fans understood

According to producer Alex Kurtzman, they're currently shooting Episode 5 out of a total 15 for the first season.

(05/17/17) More film photos and the new poster.

(1) Michelle as Captain Georgiou & Sonequa Martin-Green as First Officer Burnham on location in Jordan
(2) on the bridge (R to L) Michelle, Sonequa Martin-Green, and Doug Jones
(3) Chris Obi as Klingon T'Kuvma

CBS video: Star Trek: Discovery - First Look Trailer   (02:24)
Entertainment Weekly: Star Trek: Discovery reveals first photo of two cast members
CBS: Star Trek: Discovery Expands To 15 Episodes And Will Feature Companion After-Show
DailyMail: Michelle Yeoh and Sonequa Martin-Green lead crew 'before Kirk and Spock' in Star Trek: Discovery

CBS announced today that the episode order has been expanded to 15 episodes for season one. The first episode will premiere on the linear CBS channel this fall with all subsequent episodes streaming exclusively on CBS All Access. The series will be set 10 years before Kirk, Spock and the Enterprise. Principal filming started in January in Toronto and it is expected to last until October.

Star Trek: Discovery first official image: Michelle Yeoh as Captain Philippa Georgiou and Sonequa Martin-Green as First Officer Michael Burnham. The scene was shot in Jordan in early March.

(04/08/17) More photos from Toronto:

(left) Michelle with co-stars Doug Jones and Sam Vartholomeos
(right) Michelle with writer & supervising producer Ted Sullivan

(03/21/17) Some leaked photos from Toronto. In first photo (L to R): Jason Issacs (USS Discovery Captain Lorca), Michelle Yeoh (USS Shenzhou Captain Georgiu), Chris Obi (Klingon T'Kuvma), Sonequa Martin-Green (USS Discovery Lieutenant Commander Rainsford) and her husband Kenric Martin-Green, Doug Jones (USS Discovery Science Officer Saru), James Frain (Spock's father Sarek), and Shazad Latif (Klingon Commanding Officer Kol).

(03/15/17) After taking a break, Michelle has returned to the Toronto set.

(03/07/17) Variety: Jason Isaacs to Play Captain of Starship Discovery on CBS All Access' 'Star Trek' Series

(02/13/17) CBS: "Star Trek: Discovery" Recruits Three Starfleet Officers


(1-3) welcome plates to cast & crew members, shared by Michelle Yeoh, Chris Obi, Aaron Baiers
(4) actress Michelle Yeoh with some of the writing staff for Star Trek: Discovery in Los Angeles in January

Video: Star Trek: Discovery In Production   (01:00)
Treknews: Full Trailer Breakdown: New Behind-the-Scenes Look at Star Trek: Discovery

(01/18/17) The principal filming of Star Trek: Discovery will officially begin next week, but the series is no longer aiming to premiere in May.

"Production on Star Trek: Discovery begins next week. We love the cast, the scripts and are excited about the world the producers have created. This is an ambitious project; we will be flexible on a launch date if it's best for the show. We've said from the beginning it's more important to do this right than to do it fast. There is also added flexibility presenting on CBS All Access, which isn't beholden to seasonal premieres or launch windows." said a CBS statement.

"Star Trek, one of the most iconic and influential global television franchises, returns to television 50 years after it first premiered with STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. The series will feature a new ship, new characters, and new missions, while embracing the same ideology and hope for the future that inspired a generation of dreamers and doers."

(01/18/17) Star Trek: James Frain Joins Discovery As Sarek

(01/09/17) The filming of Star Trek: Discovery starts this month in Pinewood Studios Toronto, Canada.

Originally the filming was scheduled from September 2016 to March 2017. CBS announced last September the series was delayed and its planned debut was pushed from January 2017 to May.

(12/31/16) What we have known so far about Star Trek: Discovery casting -

Star Trek: Looking Ahead at Trek in 2017

(12/15/16) CBS: "Star Trek: Discovery" casts "Walking Dead" star Sonequa Martin-Green as lead

(12/04/16) IGN: Star Trek: Discovery Producer Alex Kurtzman 'Very Excited' About Casting of Michelle Yeoh, Doug Jones and Anthony Rapp

"I will not give you one detail about the show other than to tell you that I think that Michelle gets to play a part that has so many dimensions to it and is so perfect for where we want to go over the course of the season and maybe even beyond," said Kurtzman of Yeoh's role as Captain Georgiou, the Starfleet Captain aboard the Starship Shenzhou.

(11/29/16) Michelle will play Captain Georgiou, the Starfleet Captain aboard the Starship Shenzhou.

CBS: First "Star Trek: Discovery" cast members revealed
Variety: 'Star Trek: Discovery': Doug Jones, Anthony Rapp Join Michelle Yeoh in Cast

Entertainment Weekly: Star Trek: Discovery first casting: Michelle Yeoh will play a captain
Deadline: 'Star Trek: Discovery' Casts Michelle Yeoh In Captain Role
Variety: 'Star Trek: Discovery' Finds First Cast Member in Michelle Yeoh

(11/22/16) Michelle became the first cast member revealed for the upcoming Star Trek: Discovery.

Executive produced by Bryan Fuller, Gretchen Berg, Aaron Harberts and Akiva Goldsman, Star Trek: Discovery will start filming soon and the series is scheduled to premiere on the CBS Television network in May 2017. Season one will consist of 13 episodes which will be available exclusively on CBS All Access in the U.S. and on Netflix globally (aside from North America).

Star Trek: Discovery will be the seventh "Trek" series. The Original Star Trek Series debuted 50 years ago (1966).

ComingSoon: Michelle Yeoh is the first star to join CBS All Access' Star Trek: Discovery
CinemaBlend: Star Trek: Discovery Finally Cast Its Excellent First Star
ComingSoon: New Star Trek: Discovery details reveal timeline, names & more

CBS: Star Trek : Discovery
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Star Trek Official Website
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