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Actor says ‘Star Trek’ fan favorite Sulu is gay in new film

The actor playing Hikaru Sulu in the upcoming sci-fi film “Star Trek Beyond” has revealed that the fan favorite character is openly gay and married in the new film, an Australian media outlet reported on Thursday.

Actor John Cho, who plays the role of Sulu first made famous by George Takei in the 1966 “Star Trek” television series, told Australia’s Herald Sun that Sulu, the helmsman of the starship USS Enterprise, is married to a man and is a father to a daughter with his partner. (Reuters)

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