Michelle Yeoh will feature in Discovery, possibly as lead

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  1. CaptainDonovin

    CaptainDonovin Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    From the TrekCore post, I posted a link (Yay I figured it out :lol:)

    We've taken down our report on the Michelle Yeoh / "Discovery" rumor - after further consideration, it's just too thin for us at present.

    Should things change and more concrete information become available about Yeoh's potential involvement, we'll revisit at that time.

    Apologies for jumping the gun a bit on this one.

    https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1375236999155750&id=261704947175633
     
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  2. AutoAdmin

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    A new news article has been published at TrekToday:

    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon‘s Michelle Yeoh is said to be joining Star Trek: Discovery. This news comes courtesy of Consulting Producer Nicholas...

    Continue reading...
     
  3. BJ Wagner

    BJ Wagner Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Let's hope it's indeed happening. I've liked her ever since she kept up with Jackie Chan in Supercop!

    Hopefully this speaks as to the caliber of the actors the producers are after.
     
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  4. Greg Cox

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    Works for me.

    She was the best part of that Bond movie years ago.
     
  5. F. King Daniel

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    Nah, I think she's the British Doctor.
     
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  6. The Lonely Man

    The Lonely Man Commander Red Shirt

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    Real positive concrete news, this is good. An actress of considerable substance and experience, this is very good.
     
  7. Khan444

    Khan444 Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    She should totally be the captain. She's the right age (54) and if this show had a female captain and a female first officer (who's supposedly going to be the main character, which I'm still iffy on personally), then I'd give it a lot of credit. And she, fits the experienced Captain's position far better I think.
     
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  8. RJDiogenes

    RJDiogenes Idealistic Cynic and Canon Champion Premium Member

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    This is fantastic news, if true. I love Michelle Yeoh. And I would definitely expect her to be the captain rather than the leading lieutenant commander. I'm expecting that character to be thirtyish.
     
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  9. jamestyler

    jamestyler Commodore Commodore

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    I posted it on our club site. There's no way in hell I'm missing the opportunity to type the headling "To Boldly Yeoh!"

    I've not seen her in much to be perfectly honest, aside form Crouching Tiger (which is not my kind of film at all), but considering she was name dropped a good amount of times in the Future Of... forum, I'm intrigued!

    I severely doubt it's for the lead though. Aside from the age being more fitting for a captain (and likely aura of a captain), it seems clumsy for Meyer to suggest the lead actor so passively.
     
  10. RAMA

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    The rumor comes from Meyer so hopefully it's true. Meyer isn't great at keeping secrets. Lol
     
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  11. Saul

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    Fantastic news. Excellent casting.
     
  12. Philip Guyott

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  13. Seven of Five

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    Casting news! I don't think she's our Number One character, but I could certainly see her as the captain or admiral?

    Will we get anything else about actors soon or will this do us for another month? ;)
     
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  14. Philip Guyott

    Philip Guyott Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Prehaps her rank will be Yeohman!
     
  15. Seven of Five

    Seven of Five Rear Admiral Premium Member

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    I hope so!
     
  16. Guy Gardener

    Guy Gardener Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Top of the page... Trek core is standing back from this anoucement.

    It might be a hoax.

    How about Michelle as President of Earth, who is constantly clashing with the Federation President, since they have to share a world, and they both send conflicting missions to Discovery who is caught in the middle of Mommy and Daddy arguing?
     
  17. jaime

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    Super cop!

    But does the dogs tweet mean that there's a Worf in the show?
     
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  18. jaime

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    I'd watch the hell out of it.
     
  19. Philip Guyott

    Philip Guyott Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    or a Barkley?
     
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  20. Ar-Pharazon

    Ar-Pharazon Admiral Premium Member

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    She's the first one to sign on and they're still claiming a May 2017 launch date?
     
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