Jeff Russo has been hired to score the upcoming sci-fi drama Star Trek: Discovery. The show is set a decade before the events of the original Star Trek series and follows the crew of the USS Discovery during the Federation-Klingon cold war.The series stars Sonequa Martin-Green, Jason Isaacs, Doug Jones, James Frain, Michelle Yeoh and Anthony Rapp. Alex Kurtzman (The Mummy, Now You See Me) and Bryan Fuller (Hannibal, Pushing Daisies) are executive producing the CBS Television production with Heather Kadin (Scorpion, Sleepy Hollow), Gretchen J. Berg & Aaron Harberts (Revenge, Reign), Akiva Goldsman (A Beautiful Mind, I Am Legend), Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth. Star Trek: Discovery will premiere on September 24, 2017 on CBS. Visit the official show website for updates.

Russo (Fargo, Legion, The Night Of, Snowfall) also has the features I, TonyaLizzie and Three Christs, as well as new shows including Counterpart and Altered Carbon coming up.