CBS All Access announced today that Alison Pill (The Newsroom), Harry Treadaway (Penny Dreadful) and Isa Briones (American Crime Story: Versace) have been cast as series regulars alongside Sir Patrick Stewart in its upcoming untitled Star Trek series that will explore the next chapter of Jean-Luc Picard. They join previously-announced cast members Santiago Cabrera, Michelle Hurd and Evan Evagora.
Alison Pill just completed season one of the upcoming FX series DEVS from Alex Garland, and can be seen in the Oscar-nominated film Vice. Most recently, Pill starred on Broadway in the Tony-nominated production of Three Tall Women. Pill’s film credits include Miss Sloane, Hail Caesar!, Snowpiercer, Goon, Scott Pilgrim, Milk, Dan in Real Life, Dear Wendy and Pieces of April. Pill’s television work includes Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story: Cult, The Family, the acclaimed Aaron Sorkin series The Newsroom, In Treatment, The Book of Daniel and Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows.
Harry Treadaway recently finished filming season four of the Sony Pictures Television for Netflix series The Crown. Before that, he starred opposite Brendan Gleeson in David E. Kelley’s series, Mr. Mercedes for two seasons. On the big screen, Harry can be seen in Nash Edgerton’s film Gringo, opposite Joel Edgerton, Charlize Theron and David Oyelowo. Previous notable credits include three seasons on the Showtime series Penny Dreadful and the Disney feature The Lone Ranger.
Actor and singer Isa Briones just wrapped the First National Touring Company of Hamilton. Briones’ most recent credits include FX’s American Crime Story: Versace and Next to Normal (East West Players), for which she won an L.A. Ovation Award.
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.