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Star Trek Spinoff Starring Michelle Yeoh's Emperor Georgiou in Talks at CBS All Access



Deadline has learned that Michelle Yeoh is in talks to star as Captain Emperor Georgiou in her own spinoff series following Patrick Stewart's Jean-Luc Picard series that was recently ordered. The Georgiou series is one of several CBS All Access is looking at in terms of expanding the Star Trek universe on the streaming platform including two limited series, one of which following The Wrath of Khan as well as a Starfleet Academy series from Gossip Girls and Runaways creators Stephanie Savage and Josh Schwartz.

CBS All Access also recently gave Star Trek: Lower Decks, animated series a 2-season order which was one of the proposed series in the works.

Deadline notes that the project is still in early planning stages but would likely follow Georgiou as she continues with her adventures in Starfleet's Section 31 (the semi-secret and autonomous organization).

Yeoh will become busy with the upcoming Crazy Rich Asians sequel, China Rich Girlfriend, as well as other projects including an overall deal with SK Global Entertainment so Deadline notes her availability for a series lead could be limited.

Yeoh returns to Star Trek: Discovery during Season 2, January 17 on CBS All Access.

“My goal is that there should be a Star Trek something on all the time on All Access,” David Stapf told Deadline in August.

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