Star Trek: Discovery may have pulled a fast one, and we don’t mean using spore drive. A surprising theory now posits that a major spoiler is lurking among the series’ regular cast, for which CBS has gone to IMDb-forging lengths to conceal.
The satirical “Stephen Colbert” has made enough Late Show returns that the Colbert Report reprisal is almost old-hat, though there’s something to be said for the character’s fallen inspiration. As such, watch the fictional Colbert say goodbye to spiritual mentor Bill O’Reilly, following the Fox News host’s Wednesday ouster.
You’d be forgiven not to realize CBS stayed mum on reports of Walking Dead star Sonequa Martin-Green leading the cast of Star Trek: Discovery, despite never directly contradicting it. Well, after Sunday’s fateful Dead finale, the cat is officially miles out of the bag, albeit with a surprising tweak.
Star Trek: Discovery will prove the first outing of the franchise without a Captain as its lead, but the Discovery’s ranking officer will nonetheless be a familiar face. Harry Potter and The OA star Jason Isaacs confirms his role in CBS’ Star Trek: Discovery, finding a nice comfy chair in the process.
It’s remained an open question at CBS whether the current tenth season of The Big Bang Theory might prove the last, rounding out contracts of its leads, and potentially launching a spinoff. No longer, it seems as a two-season renewal is likely imminent with fresh pay raises for the core cast.
Star Trek: Discovery producer and franchise heavy Nicholas Meyer unexpectedly let slip that Michelle Yeoh might be boarding the title ship, but trades are finally confirming. Yeoh won’t lead Star Trek: Discovery itself, but nonetheless play a major role with a separate vessel.
What, you thought The Celebrity Apprentice enough to contain Arnold Schwarzenegger’s impeccable pecs on TV? Not so, puny readers, as the ex-Governator’s loosely autobiographical bodybuilder series Pump has officially landed at CBS Television Studios with a development deal.
Paramount has understandably kept Star Trek focus on the new movie, but we may not wait long for the first major details of Bryan Fuller’s new CBS All-Access series. Not only does the showrunner confirm new details on casting and premise will likely arrive “around Comic-Con,” so too do we know that the series will tell a complete story over 13 episodes.