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‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Adds ‘Penny Dreadful,’ ‘Battlestar Galactica’ Vets to Cast

28 April 2017 10:12 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

CBS All Access’ “Star Trek: Discovery” has added five additional actors to its upcoming debut season. Among the new cast members are Shazad Latif of Showtime’s “Penny Dreadful” and Rekha Sharma of Syfy’s “Battlestar Galactica.”

The new cast additions are:

Shazad Latif (“Penny Dreadful”): Lieutenant Tyler, a Starfleet officer in the Federation. Rekha Sharma (“Battlestar Galactica,” “The 100″): Commander Landry, the security officer of the Starship Discovery. Kenneth Mitchell (“Jericho,” “The Astronaut Wives Club”): Kol, a commanding officer in the Klingon Empire. Clare McConnell (“Dim the Fluorescents”): Dennas, a leader in the Klingon Empire. Damon Runyan (“Suits,” “Supernatural,” “Gangland Undercover”): Ujilli, a leader in the Klingon Empire.

The new actors join a cast that includes “The Walking Dead” actress Sonequa Martin-Green, who will star as the lead lieutenant commander, plus James Frain as Spock’s father Sarek, Anthony Rapp as a space fungus expert, and »

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Star Trek: Discovery Recasts Klingon Amid Flurry of New Additions

28 April 2017 9:55 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Kenneth Mitchell will soon go where… well, where plenty of men have gone before.

The Astronaut Wives Club survivor will return to outer space in the long-awaited Star Trek: Discovery as part of a recast announced by CBS All Access.

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Mitchell, whose TV credits also include Jericho and Frequency, is set to play Kol, a commanding officer in the Klingon Empire. He thus replaces Shazad Latif (Penny Dreadful), who will now fill the role of Starfleet Lieutenant Tyler.

In addition, Discovery has added three more actors to »

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