Anthony Rapp and Doug Jones have joined the cast of Star Trek: Discovery.
Rapp will play Lt. Stamets, an astromycologist, fungus expert, and Starfleet Science Officer aboard the Starship Discovery. Prior to landing the role, Rapp was known for roles in the Tony-winning Broadway musical Rent, and The Knick.
Jones will play Lt. Saru, a Starfleet Science Officer and a new alien species to the Star Trek universe. Fans will recognize Doug Jones from his roles in Hellboy and Pan's Labyrinth.
The pair join the previously announced Michelle Yeoh, who will play Captain Georgiou, the Starfleet Captain aboard the Starship Shenzhou.
Alex Kurtzman, Bryan Fuller, Heather Kadin, Gretchen J. Berg, Aaron Harberts, Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth will executive produce the series, which will debut in May on CBS All Access and other streaming services like Netflix.
Source: THR Heat Vision
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