As I read this thread, I pictured the cast of The Big Bang Theory on the bridge of a starship. Captain Cooper anyone?
Don't know about that, but if they ever do a TNG re-make, Jim Parsons would be a pretty-good Data.
I think Tom Hiddleston (Loki in Thor)
would make a good Data.
Back on the subject of Captains, my top three (in no particular order):