Sonequa Martin-Green, well known to genre fans for her role on AMC’s mega-hit The Walking Dead, has been cast as the lead of Star Trek: Discovery, sources tell EW.
The casting ends meticulous search to find the ideal actress to anchor the eagerly anticipated new CBS All Access drama. Martin-Green will play a lieutenant commander on the Discovery. (CBS Television Studios had no comment.) Entertainment Weekly
She was enjoyable to watch on TWD and was greatly missed for the few episodes she wasn’t in, I’m happy that we’ll be seeing her in a Star Trek uniform for the foreseeable future!