First Look At Jason Isaacs as Discovery’s Captain Lorca

Captain on the bridge!

Here it is! Our first look at Jason Isaacs as Federation Starship Captain Gabriel Lorca on Star Trek: Discovery.

In addition to Isaacs in his Starfleet uniform, the image also gives us our first real look at the bridge of the U.S.S. Discovery and the ship’s captain’s chair.

Isaacs was a bit conspicuous by his absence from the first Discovery trailer, which debuted in May.

Jason Isaacs as Captain Lorca on Star Trek: Discovery
Jason Isaacs as Captain Lorca on Star Trek: Discovery

Discovery‘s 15-episode first season will premiere on September 24 at 8:30 PM ET. Immediately following the first episode’s release, the second episode will be available on CBS All Access, with subsequent episodes released on Sundays. The first eight episodes will run from September 24 through November 5, with the series returning in January 2018.

In addition to Isaacs, the cast of Star Trek: Discovery includes Michelle Yeoh (Captain Philippa Georgiou) Sonequa Martin-Green (First Officer Michael Burnham), Chris Obi (T’Kuvma), Doug Jones (Lt. Saru), James Frain(Sarek), and Shazad Latif (Kol), Anthony Rapp (Lt. Stamets), Sam Vartholomeos (Ensign Connor), Mary Wiseman (Cadet Tilly), Mary Chieffo(L’Rell) and Rainn Wilson (Harry Mudd).

Gretchen Berg, Aaron Harberts, Rod Roddenberry, Trevor Roth, Heather Kadin and Alex Kurtzman are executive producers on the series. Nicholas Meyer, Kirsten Beyer and Ted Sullivan are serving as a writers and consulting producers. is your dedicated source for all the latest news on Star Trek: Discovery. Follow @TrekNewsnet on Twitter, TrekNews on Facebook, TrekNews on Instagram and TrekNewsnet on YouTube.

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