Hint: Their choice doesn't play the captain in the reboot

By Eric King
July 31, 2017 at 11:46 AM EDT
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Jason Isaacs and Michelle Yeoh may play the captains of the U.S.S. Discovery and Shenzhou on Star Trek: Discovery, but they are surprisingly not the first options for who should captain in real life, according to their cast. If they had to choose one of their fellow actors to captain a real spaceship, most of them would choose Sonequa Martin-Green, who plays Lt. Michael Burnham.

Isaacs dissents, saying, “Everybody’s incredibly capable in their own way, but it’s my ship and I’m not nominating anybody to fly my ship apart from me.”

See who the Discover stars cast their vote for in the video above, and watch the reboot on CBS All Access Sept. 24.

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