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Simon Pegg respectfully disagrees with Takei on Sulu: 'We are all LGBT somewhere'
Jul 8, 2016

Simon Pegg's eloquent response to George Takei's disappointment over Sulu's LGBT status.

George Takei calls decision to make Star Trek’s Sulu gay 'really unfortunate'
Jul 8, 2016

The creative team behind Star Trek Beyond wanted to honor original series star George Takei (plus provide some diversity) by making the younger version of his character gay. But it turns out Takei is actually not a fan of the decision.

George Takei on his Star Trek audition and meeting Gene Roddenberry
Apr 16, 2015

Star Trek actor George Takei went down memory lane and recalled the first time he walked into the Great Bird of the Galaxy's office. With hilarious results.

War of the Worlds + 10 more genre movies and shows coming to Netflix in January
Dec 31, 2014

It's cold outside, but there's plenty of stuff to watch while you're staying in and keeping warm.

From Pratt to Takei: Sci-fi wrapup of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Aug 18, 2014

The ALS ice bucket challenge has absolutely taken the world by storm, and more than a few sci-fi stars are getting in on the hilariously freezing action. You know, for a good cause.

1st trailer for Star Trek legend George Takei's new doc, To Be Takei
Jul 2, 2014

George Takei has enjoyed a renaissance of sorts in recent years — and this new documentary plans to chronicle his awesome, awesome life.

EXCLUSIVE: George Takei on Trek fans, Internet fame and steering the Enterprise
Feb 5, 2014

George Takei talks about his role in Star Trek, his current work ... and why he donated his Starfleet uniform to the Japanese American National Museum.

Oh, my! Watch George Takei seductively read erotic Trek fan fiction
Oct 25, 2013

Well, this is … interesting. Ever wanted to hear George Takei read some erotic Star Trek fan fiction aloud in a room full of people?

What Takei said that convinced Abrams to cast John Cho as young Sulu
May 24, 2013

The new Star Trek films could've had a different Sulu, at least until George Takei chimed in on casting.

George Takei reveals: William Shatner was 'oblivious' he was gay
Dec 17, 2012

Even though Star Trek's own original Mr. Sulu—actor George Takei—came out as a gay man a good part of a decade ago, it seems most of his Star Trek colleagues back in the the day were already well aware of the actor's sexual preferences even though at the time he was still in the closet. All but a certain someone who remained completely oblivious of that fact for, well ... decades.

George Takei says don't expect any more Star Trek: TOS cameos
Dec 17, 2012

When Star Trek was released in 2009, the storyline featured two Spocks; The one from the new alternate timeline, played by Zachary Quinto, and the original "Prime Spock," played by none other than the great Leonard Nimoy himself. Truth be told, it was pretty darn awesome. And now we all want a bit more of the same, right?

George Takei urges Star Wars and Trek fans to unite against Twilight
Dec 16, 2012

In yet another chapter of the silly but extremely diverting William Shatner vs. Carrie Fisher video saga, actor George Takei is now trying to broker a peace between the two in order to unite all Star Trek and Sar Wars fans against their TRUE common enemy: Twilight.