The first trailer for the new Star Trek: Discovery series just beamed online, and, by the production value alone, it looks like it will be an amazing addition to the franchise.
The series warps in with a couple of milestones including star Soniqua Martin-Green, fresh off of The Walking Dead, being the first African American female lead in a Trek series. On top of that we get legendary Asian action star Michelle Yeoh as the captain, and the first LGBT character on any of the TV series, unfortunately we don’t get a glimpse of queer actor Anthony Rapp (RENT) in the trailer.
Let’s hope they delve into more LGBT themes on the show and actually show what being gay is in the 24th century. Star Trek: Discovery engages this fall.