Harry Mudd to appear in more than one episode…

It was reported that Rainn Wilson’s Harry Mudd was already in Toronto filming with the rest of the crew. .

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But it turns out he’ll be making more than one appearance; according to the July issue of the official Star Trek Magazine, Wilson will be in “multiple” episodes of the first season.

Having Mudd return is familiar territory for Trek. Harcourt Fenton Mudd, played by veteran character actor Roger C. Carmel, was one of the few characters to recur on the original series

The lovable rogue first appeared in the sixth episode of the first season (“Mudd’s Women”) and showed up again in the particularly wacky eighth episode of the second (“I, Mudd”). He then popped up in the animated Star Trek (“Mudd’s Passion”).

Lets hope he comes back in Series 2 if Discovery gets a good reception.

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Rainn Wilson is to play legendary character Harry Mudd in Discovery

Breaking News — Award-nominated actor Rainn Wilson has joined the cast of Discovery as Harry Mudd.

Mudd, the charismatic conman and intergalactic criminal first introduced on Star Trek: The Original Series, is back!

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Wilson is best known for his role as Dwight Schrute on The Office. His other television, film and stage credits include Galaxy Quest, House of 1000 Corpses, Six Feet Under, Juno, Titus Andronicus and the Broadway production of The Tempest (with Patrick Stewart). He’s also written two books, SoulPancake: Chew on Life’s Big Questions and The Bassoon King.

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