After Trek: Star Trek Discovery star Michelle Yeoh says, “It’s our responsibility to keep it exciting”

Premieres  Sept. 24th, 2017, 9pm PT, 12am ET  Sept 25, 2017 After Trek hosted by Matt Mira streams on CBS All Access right after Star Trek: Discovery

By Gabrielle Pantera

HOLLYWOOD, CA (Hollywood Daily Star) 2017/9/24 – “Star Trek has been with us for fifty years,” says Star Trek Discovery star Michelle Yeoh. “And, it’s our responsibility to keep it exciting.” The Asian star ship captain in Star Trek Discovery, Yeoh starred in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and often does her own stunts.

“It feels incredibly surreal to step into the Star Trek universe,” says Star Trek Discovery star Sonequa Martin-Green. “It’s stepping into a legacy.”

 

Behind the scenes at Star Trek: Discovery

“We needed to maintain the core of what Trek has always been about,” says co-creator Alex Kurtzman. “And yet the scope and scale needed to expand so far beyond anything that had been in television before.”

Guests for first After Trek show:

  • Sonequa Martin-Green is First Officer Michael Burnham
  • James Frain is Ambassador Sarek
  • Aaron Harberts executive producer and co-showrunner

After Trek host Matt Mira is a founding member of the Nerdist team and also stars in Sidekick with Matt Mira on Nerdist’s streaming platform, Alpha, returning season two. Mira currently writes for the ABC comedy The Goldbergs. He is a staff writer for Comedy Central’s @midnight and a host on G4’s Attack of the Show. In addition to co-hosting the Nerdist Podcast.

After Trek will stream live weekly episodes will be available to watch on demand on CBS All Access.

After Trek is produced by Embassy Row in association with Roddenberry Entertainment. Michael Davies, Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth executive producers. Jeremy Hutchins and Julia Cassidy co-executive producers.

Embassy Row, part of Sony Pictures Television, produces and acquires original non-scripted programming for broadcast, cable and digital platforms in the U.S. and abroad. The bi-coastal company covers talk, games, competition, comedy, factual, food and sports. Series include Bravo Watch What Happens Live, Food Network Cutthroat Kitchen, AMC The Talking Dead, NFL Network Good Morning Football and Netflix Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee starring Jerry Seinfeld.

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