Acclaimed British actor James Frain has been cast as Sarek, the famed Vulcan father of Spock, in Star Trek: Discovery, the newest CBS All Access original series.
Sarek, who was first introduced in the original Star Trek, has made appearances throughout the franchise’s 50-year history.
Frain joins previously announced stars Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Michelle Yeoh, Anthony Rapp, Chris Obi, Shazad Latif, and Mary Chieffo.
The new series will take place about 10 years before Captain Kirk’s five-year mission. Stay tuned for more updates on Star Trek: Discovery, the newest CBS All Access original series.