Rainn Wilson joins Star Trek Discovery as Harry Mudd!

Rainn Wilson at the WBUR Studios Novenber 11, 2015. (JesseCosta/WBUR)
Rainn Wilson at the WBUR Studios Novenber 11, 2015. (JesseCosta/WBUR)

Announced by StarTrek.com this evening, emmy award nominee Rainn Wilson will join the show taking on the iconic role of Harcourt Fenton Mudd!

Mudd was introduced in the original series as a charismatic con man. Mudd went on to star in further episodes of the original series as well as the animated series, quickly becoming one of the shows most loved characters thanks to the performance of Roger C. Carmel!

Taking on the iconic role, Wilson is best known for his uptight and bizarre character Dwight Schrute in the American version of The Office and starred alongside Tim Allen inGalaxy Quest. Other credits include June, House of 1000, Six Feet Under and Super!

Wilson joins an already impressive cast as Discovery prepares to launch later this year on Netflix!

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