'Star Trek’ Series in Development Starring Michelle Yeoh

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CBS All Access is officially moving forward on the development of a standalone “Star Trek” series starring Michelle Yeoh. 

The series would see Yeoh reprise the role of Philippa Georgiou, expanding on the character’s current position as a member of Section 31, a shadowy intelligence agency operating within the Federation. Yeoh is also set to appear in the second season of “Star Trek: Discovery,” which debuts this Thursday on All Access.

“I’m so excited to continue telling these rich ‘Star Trek’ stories,” said Yeoh. “Being a part of this universe and this character specifically has been such a joy for me to play. I can’t wait to see where it all goes – certainly I believe it will go ‘where no WOMAN has ever gone before!’”

Yeoh most recently starred in the blockbuster film “Crazy Rich Asians.” She is also known for her roles in films like “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 1 & 2,” “Memoirs Of A Geisha,” the James Bond film “Tomorrow Never Dies,” and “Sunshine.” She is repped by Artist International Group.

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