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John Cho Takes to the High Seas for 'Jake and the Never Land Pirates' Episode

by Stephany Bai /
CAPTAIN CHEN, JAKE, IZZY, SKULLY, CUBBY
Captain Jake helps Captain Chen (voiced by John Cho) recover his stolen necklace.Disney Junior

John Cho’s characters have conquered space, the corporate world, and White Castle — now, his next adventure will take the actor to the open seas.

Cho is set to guest star as a pirate on the animated Disney series "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" on Feb. 8. The actor, who played Sulu in "Star Trek: Into Darkness," is lending his voice for one episode of the popular Disney Junior show.

In the episode, titled “The Golden Dragon,” Cho will voice Captain Chen, who needs the help of Jake and his friends to recover a stolen necklace.

"Jake and the Never Land Pirates" is Disney’s first Disney Junior original show, and currently in its fourth season. The series follows the adventures of Jake and his pirate friends as they compete against Captain Hook and Mr. Smee for treasure.

The episode is scheduled to air on Monday, Feb. 8 at 8 a.m. ET during the Disney Junior block of the Disney Channel.

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