Saturday, July 9, 2016
Via Towleroad: Zachary Quinto Disappointed by George Takei’s Reaction to Gay Sulu
Out Star Trek Beyond actor Zachary Quinto, who portrays Spock in the reboot of the classic sci-fi franchise, said that as a member of the LGBT community, he’s “disappointed” by George Takei’s response to the fact that the character of Mr. Sulu has been revealed to be gay.
After news emerged yesterday of the character’s development in that direction, George Takei, who played Mr. Sulu in the original series, called it a “really unfortunate” turn of events.
Takei told The Hollywood Reporter that he had tried to convince Pegg and director Justin Lin that it was a bad idea.
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