Hmm, Sasha may still be alive in The Walking Dead at the moment, but how long is that going to last? We only ask, because according to Entertainment Weekly, the actress who plays her, Sonequa Martin-Green, has been cast in the lead role in CBS’s Star Trek reboot, Star Trek: Discovery. She will play the as-yet unnamed lieutenant commander on the Discovery.
To be fair, the EW article says that she will be continuing to play Sasha on The Walking Dead, but, well, we’ll believe that when se see it. On the other hand, a lot of second-tier regulars on The Walking Dead are being used to sparingly these days it is possible.
- Shazad Latif as Kol, the Commanding Officer of the Klingons and protégé of T’Kuvma
- Doug Jones as Lt Saru, a Starfleet Science Officer
- Anthony Rapp as Lt Stamets, an astromycologist, or fungus expert, and Starfleet Science Officer
- Michelle Yeoh as Starfleet captain Georgiou, in command of another Starfleet vessel
- Mary Chieffo as L’Rell, a Klingon, the battle deck commander of a Klingon ship
- Shazad Latif as Kol, a Klingon commanding officer
- Chris Obi as T’Kuvma,a Klingon leader trying to reunite the Klingon houses
The series is due to premiere on CBS in the States in May 2017, before subsequent episodes premiere on the CBS All-Access streaming service, while Netflix will carry the series in the rest of the world.