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Michelle Yeoh is Officially Getting Her Own ‘Star Trek’ Spin-Off

After a few months of waiting, it has been confirmed that Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh is finally getting her own standalone “Star Trek” spin-off on CBS All Access.

The confirmation came out after “Crazy Rich Asians,” the film in which Yeoh plays strict mother Eleanor Young, won the Best Comedy category at the Critics’ Choice Awards, according to Deadline.

‘Star Trek: Discovery’s’ Michelle Yeoh is The Strong Asian Woman Character We Need

Michelle Yeoh, who is set to star in “Star Trek: Discovery” on September 24, discussed how “very inspirational” her new role is to Asian women, especially young girls.

The 55-year-old Malaysian actress is set to take on the role of captain Philippa Georgiou, the commander of the USS Shenzhou starship in the series’ latest iteration.