Comedian Tig Notaro Added to Star Trek: DISCOVERY Cast

Stand-up comedian Tig Notaro is the latest addition to the cast of Star Trek: Discovery. She will play Chief Engineer Denise Reno of the U.S.S. Hiawatha in the sophomore season of the series, according to Deadline.

Notaro, who will have a guest starring role on Discovery, is known for her role as Tig Bavaro on the Amazon Prime series One Mississippi, which is a semi-autobiographical series about her life, that she—along with Diablo Cody—created.

Star Trek: Discovery cast and crew are set to begin production on the series’ second season this month in Toronto. The show is not expected to return until sometime in 2019.

Writer/producer Aaron Harberts, welcomed Notaro to the cast, tweeting “We are so privileged to welcome a new talent onto the ship!”

On Monday, it was announced that Hell On Wheels actor Anson Mount was cast as Captain of the U.S.S. Enterprise Christopher Pike. 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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