Star Trek actor John de Lancie joins Torchwood

TorchwoodStar Trek actor John de Lancie has joined the cast of Torchwood: Miracle Day.

The actor played the mischievous Q in Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek Voyager. Q appeared inn several episodes of TNG most notably in the spin-offs first and last episodes in which he puts humanity “on trial”. According to several different sites the actor has joined the cast of Torchwood: Miracle Day, currently in production, reportedly playing someone who invents gadgets. His appearances within the next series are thought to be fairly late within the ten-part fourth series considering how long filming has been taking place.  

Torchwood: Miracle Day is a co-production between the BBC and Starz and is due to premier in July. John Barrowman, Eve Myles and Kai Owen are reprising their roles alongside new cast members including Bill Pullman and Lauren Ambrose.