Michelle Yeoh will feature in Discovery, possibly as lead

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Discovery' started by Captain of the USS Averof, Nov 23, 2016.

  1. Captain of the USS Averof

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  2. donners22

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    http://www.comingsoon.net/tv/news/788489-michelle-yeoh-star-trek-discovery

    So she's definitely in it in some form; her role is purely speculative.
     
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  3. Shalashaska

    Shalashaska Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Nice!

    I'm guessing she's the "female Admiral" character, 54 seems a little old for a Lieutenant Commander.

    Glad to finally be hearing some news at the very least! Great pick-up for DSC!
     
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  4. RedAlert

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    Excellent!!! at least we see progress.
    Good adition, in a multicultural cast, this is a good choice;
    welcome aboard, Michelle.
     
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  5. Captain of the USS Averof

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    Agreed. Although CS speculates that Michelle Yeoh’s role is that of the female Lieutenant Commander, I think Michelle Yeoh will probably portray the older Captain/Admiral.
     
  6. Christopher

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    Ohh.... my.... god. Michelle Yeoh in Star Trek!! That is amazing news, if true.
     
  7. Bad Atom

    Bad Atom Commodore Commodore

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    I really like her, but I'm already dreading the inevitable "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Klingon" jokes...
     
  8. Guy Gardener

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    How about she's a child genius with progeria?
     
  9. RandyS

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    Wasn't she the Bond Girl from one of Brosnan's films? Or am I misremembering?
     
  10. Khan 2.0

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    Yes, also in Sunshine

    Maybe we'll get some more big names in the cast revealed soon
     
  11. wayoung

    wayoung Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    That's awesome.
     
  12. DaddlerTheDalek

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    Casting News! It begins!
     
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  13. Guy Gardener

    Guy Gardener Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    What if, Discovery is filmed in China, a deal to cut on production costs, and the ENTIRE cast is Chinese?
     
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    Cool
     
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  15. Tenacity

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    She is going to play "the gay actor."
     
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    TrekCore isn't 100% sure onnthis so they're backing off for now. Saw on their FB page but I can't link it.
     
  17. The Wormhole

    The Wormhole Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Somehow, I don't think so. Michelle Yeoh is 54, which is pretty old for a Lieutenant Commander. Although Starfleet doesn't seem to have an up or out policy and indeed many of the actors who have played Lt. Commanders were in their forties, or in the case of Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton and Michael Dorn in Nemesis, their fifties so I guess it's possible.
     
  18. CorporalCaptain

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    This is fantastic!
     
  19. CorporalCaptain

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    Michelle Yeoh in Star Trek = Win!
    A major coup, really.
     
  20. Mr. Laser Beam

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    No, you're right, she was in Tomorrow Never Dies.