Star Trek is one of the most popular franchises in the global market now. CBS has announced that they will finally be going forward with the Star Trek series that they have been talking about for quite a long time. CBS also announced that the Star Trek series will start Michelle Yeoh Standalone according to Variety.
According to sources, Michelle Yeoh Standalone will be playing the role of Philippa Georgiou. The character’s current position is a member of Section 31 which is a shadowy intelligence agency which operates with the Federation. According to news, Michelle Yeoh Standalone is all ready to be a part of the second season of Star Trek: Discovery, which will debut this Thursday on All Access.
Since the end of season 1, there have been rumors that Michelle Yeoh Standalone will be leading the Section 31. Most of the people came to this conclusion after watching all the deleted scenes of the Season 1. All the Sea basically revealed Georgiou was approached by a member of the organization on the Klingon homeworld. According to Michelle Yeoh Standalone:
“I’m so excited to continue telling these rich Star Trek stories. 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 women have ever gone before.”
The new series, which will be shown on Michelle Yeoh Standalone will be written by Erika Lippoldt and Bo Yeon Kim and the series will be produced by the CBS Television Studios, Roddenberry Entertainment, Secret Hideout, and Alex Kurtzman. Along with the writers of the series, Aaron Baiers will be working as a co-executive producer of the series.
A lot of fans who are very much into Star Trek are really happy with the new announcement. According to Kurtzman:
“Michelle Yeoh Standalone has shattered ceilings, broken boundaries, and astonished us with her grace and gravitas for decades. As a human, I adore her. As an actor, I revere her. Erika and Boey are remarkable, exciting writers who bring a fresh perspective to the world of Star Trek and we’re all thrilled to explore the next wild chapter in the life of Captain Philippa Georgiou.”
Michelle Yeoh Standalone has recently been praised by her fans after giving a blockbuster film Crazy Rich Asian.