CBS All Access announced today that Santiago Cabrera (Salvation) and Michelle Hurd (Blindspot) were cast as series regulars alongside Sir Patrick Stewart in its upcoming untitled Star Trek series which will explore the next chapter of Jean-Luc Picard.
Santiago Cabrera recently starred for two seasons on the CBS suspense thriller Salvation and was in HBO’s Big Little Lies opposite Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman. In addition to Cabrera’s well-known role of Aramis in the BBC series The Musketeers, his other television credits include The Mindy Project, Merlin, Heroes and the HBO television movie Hemingway and Gellhorn, opposite Nicole Kidman and Clive Owen. Cabrera’s film credits include Steven Soderbergh’s Che, For Greater Glory and Transformers: The Last Knight.
Michelle Hurd is known for her explosive performance as Shepherd on NBC’s hit drama Blindspot and was recently seen on FOX’s action crime series Lethal Weapon. On television, Hurd is also known for Starz’s hit horror comedy Ash Vs. Evil Dead, the Marvel Universe series Daredevil and Jessica Jones, the A&E summer series The Glades and CBS’ Hawaii Five-0, among others. Hurd’s film credits include You Can Choose Your Family, opposite Jim Gaffigan, and We Don’t Belong Here, alongside Catherine Keener and Maya Rudolph. She will next be seen in auteur Justin Simien’s latest film, Bad Hair, alongside Vanessa Williams and Laverne Cox.
The new untitled Star Trek series features Sir Patrick Stewart reprising his iconic role as Jean-Luc Picard, which he played for seven seasons on Star Trek: Next Generation. The new series will follow this iconic character in the next chapter of his life and will air exclusively on CBS All Access in the United States and will be distributed concurrently internationally by CBS Studios International.
The series will be produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Secret Hideout and Roddenberry Entertainment. Alex Kurtzman, James Duff, Akiva Goldsman, Patrick Stewart, Michael Chabon, Heather Kadin, Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth will serve as executive producers and Aaron Baiers (Secret Hideout) will serve as co-executive producer.