The latest actor to sign on as a captain of the U.S.S. Enterprise in the “Star Trek” franchise is Anson Mount, who was recently featured as cowboy hero Cullen Bohannon on AMC’s “Hell on Wheels.”
CBS announced that Mount will join the CBS All Access series “Star Trek: Discovery” as Captain Christopher Pike, a character who was introduced on the original “Star Trek” series who captained the Enterprise before Captain James T. Kirk.
All episodes of season one of “Star Trek: Discovery” are now available to watch on CBS All Access, CBS’s digital subscription video on demand and live streaming service. The show is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Secret Hideout and Roddenberry Entertainment.