Michelle Yeoh set to return as Emperor Philippa Georgiou in new ‘Star Trek’ film
Stay lengthy and prosper, Michelle Yeoh.
After profitable a finest actress Oscar for her function in “The whole lot All over the place All At As soon as” final month, Yeoh is making ready to step again into the Star Trek universe to reprise her function as Emperor Philippa Georgiou within the new “Star Trek: Part 31” film.
Yeoh was first launched because the character in 2017, when the Emmy-winning “Star Trek: Discovery” TV collection debuted on Paramount+.
Paramount+ and CBS Studios introduced the information on Tuesday. Yeoh will even function an govt producer on the undertaking.
Yeoh stated in a press release that she is “past thrilled” to reprise her function within the “Part 31” film, which she says “has been close to and expensive to my coronary heart since I started the journey of enjoying Philippa all the best way again when this new golden age of ‘Star Trek’ launched.”
“To see her lastly get her second is a dream come true in a 12 months that’s proven me the unbelievable energy of by no means giving up in your desires. We will’t wait to share what’s in retailer for you, and till then: stay lengthy and prosper (except Emperor Georgiou decrees in any other case),” she continued.
It really has been a 12 months of desires coming true for Yeoh, who made historical past as the primary girl of Asian descent to win an Oscar in the perfect actress class in March. “The whole lot All over the place All At As soon as” took dwelling seven Oscars that evening, together with Yeoh’s large win and the highest prize for finest image.
“Part 31” will showcase Yeoh’s character as she joins a secret division of Starfleet and is “tasked with defending the United Federation of Planets and faces the sins of her previous,” in keeping with an official synopsis.
“Star Trek: Part 31” will start manufacturing later this 12 months.