Star Trek New TV Series

New Star Trek Series: 14 Captain Candidates CBS Must Consider

Now that the tribble’s outta the bag regarding CBS/CBS All Access’ new Star Trek series, the captain’s chair is the most coveted piece of real estate in Hollywood the galaxy. But who is really up to the task of following in the bootsteps of predecessors as diverse as William Shatner and Kate Mulgrew?

We have some ideas — in fact, we’re boldly going out on a limb with a few of them — and we suspect you do, too. So, as what is surely destined to be the most closely watched casting search of 2016 gets underway, scroll through our gallery of suggestions below — or click here for direct access — then hit the comments with your picks.