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Fact: Rainn Wilson will play an ‘iconic’ character on Star Trek Discovery

The Office’s Dwight Schrute, actor Rainn Wilson will play an ‘iconic’ character on the upcoming show Star Trek: Discovery.

tv Updated: Apr 01, 2017 12:56 IST
Wilson is best known for playing Dwight Schrute on the US version of the hit sitcom The Office. He will next be seen as the villainous Gargamel in Smurfs: The Lost Village.
Wilson is best known for playing Dwight Schrute on the US version of the hit sitcom The Office. He will next be seen as the villainous Gargamel in Smurfs: The Lost Village.

Actor Rainn Wilson has joined the cast of the upcoming Star Trek: Discovery series as an iconic intergalactic conman.

Wilson will take on the role of Harry Mudd, which was first played on TV by Roger C Carmel, reported Ace Showbiz.

Star Trek: Discovery will premiere this summer and feature Sonequa Martin-Green, Michelle Yeoh, Anthony Rapp, Doug Jones, and James Frain, while Harry Potter villain Jason Isaacs was announced as the latest Star Trek captain two weeks ago.

The Brit, who played evil Lucius Malfoy in the Potter movies, has been cast as Captain Lorca in the upcoming sci-fi series.

Wilson is best known for playing Dwight Schrute on the US version of the hit sitcom The Office. He will next be seen as the villainous Gargamel in Smurfs: The Lost Village.

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