After making her debut on Star Trek: Discovery, Michelle Yeoh may soon get the chance to lead her own show, reprising the role of Philippa Georgiou for a spinoff from CBS All Access. More past the jump.
We already knew CBS All Access was bringing Patrick Stewart (Logan) back as Captain Jean-Luc Picard for his very own spinoff, and now Deadline has revealed that Emperor Philippa Georgiou may be getting her own show to captain.
According to the report, Crazy Rich Asians star Michelle Yeoh is currently in talks to lead a stand-alone series for CBS All Access, making this yet another possible Star Trek spinoff in CBS’ planned expansion of the popular sci-fi universe.
Yeoh joined the Trekverse as
Captain Georgiou in the series premiere of Star Trek: Discovery, and went on to portray the character’s counterpart from the Mirror universe, the former Emperor of the Terran Empire, who will be a member of Starfleet’s Section 31 division in the upcoming second season.
There are currently no story details on the potential spinoff, but it’s suspected that the series would focus on Georgiou’s adventures as a member of the aforementioned Section 31.
Season 2 of Star Trek: Discovery is scheduled to premiere on January 17, 2019