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James Frain Is Cast As Spock's Father On Star Trek: Discovery The British actor will star as the Vulcan character Sarek on the upcoming CBS All Access original series.
Posted on Jan 18, 2017 11:20am

Acclaimed British actor James Frain has been cast as Sarek, the famed Vulcan father of Spock, in Star Trek: Discovery, the newest CBS All Access original series.

Sarek, who was first introduced in the original Star Trek, has made appearances throughout the franchise's 50-year history.

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Frain joins previously announced stars Doug Jones, Michelle Yeoh, Anthony Rapp, Chris Obi, Shazad Latif, and Mary Chieffo.

The new series will take place about 10 years before Captain Kirk's five-year mission.

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