A first look image of Jason Isaac as Captain Gabriel Lorca in the forthcoming Star Trek Discovery has emerged without even Isaac cracking a smile – Looks like this is going to be one character that’s going to be hard to warm to.
Isaac’s Gabriel Lorca is said to be a brilliant military tactician, an ice cold character whose, seated position within the image looks slightly rigid and uncomfortable. The suit provides the rigid outlook of our new captain with a blurred look at the Bridge of U.S.S. Discovery in the background.
Also Netflix recently announced the UK premiere date, of the 25th of September for the new Star Trek adventure, almost exactly 30 years to the day since The Next Generation first aired. New episodes of the show will be available every Monday to view. The first eight episodes will run until November in the UK, the second half, consisting of seven episodes, starting in January 2018. The show will begin airing in the United States on the 2 September on CBS. The first two episodes will then be made available on CBS All Access for US viewers, with subsequent episodes being uploaded on the streaming service weekly.
The show’s cast includes James Frain as Spock’s famed Vulcan Father Sarek, Jason Isaac is Captain Lorca, Sonequa Martin as Commander Burham, Michelle Yeoh as Captain Georgiou, Shazad Latif will now star as Lieutenant Tyler, a Starfleet officer in the Federation. Rekha Sharma will star as Commander Landry, the security officer of the Starship Discovery. Kenneth Mitchell will star as Kol, a commanding officer in the Klingon Empire. Clare McConnell will star as Dennas, a leader in the Klingon Empire. Damon Runyan will star as Ujilli, a leader in the Klingon Empire.
Back in March, HeyUGuys’ very own Dave Sztypuljak had the chance to the speak to the former Harry Potter star at the launch of the Forbidden Forest at Warner Bros studio Tour. He asked What it was like to be cast in the role and what we can expect from his character in Star Trek Discovery, obviously not one for giving anything away all he could muster was a “No Idea” – watch the video below for his answer.