Santiago Cabrera and Michelle Hurd have been cast as series regulars alongside Sir Patrick Stewart on the upcoming untitled Star Trek series which will explore the next chapter of Jean-Luc Picard. The news was announced today by CBS All Access.
Santiago Cabrera recently starred for two seasons on the CBS suspense thriller Salvation, and appeared in Big Little Lies opposite Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman. Cabrera, also known for his role as Aramis in the BBC series The Musketeers, counts among his other television credits The Mindy Project, Merlin, Heroes, and the telemovie Hemingway and Gellhorn. His film credits include Che, For Greater Glory, and Transformers: The Last Knight.
Michelle Hurd brought life to Shepherd on Blindspot, and was recently seen on Lethal Weapon. Hurd's other television credits include Ash Vs. Evil Dead, Daredevil, Jessica Jones, The Glades, and CBS’ Hawaii Five-0. Among her film credits are You Can Choose Your Family and We Don’t Belong Here. She will next be seen in Justin Simien's latest film Bad Hair, alongside Star Trek: Deep Space Nine guest star Vanessa Williams, and Laverne Cox. Hurd is an alumnus of NYC’s premiere artist community at Westbeth.
The untitled Star Trek series will feature 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. The series will be produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Secret Hideout and Roddenberry Entertainment. Alex Kurtzman, James Duff, Heather Kadin, Akiva Goldsman, Aaron Baiers, Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth will serve as executive producers.