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George Takei Thinks 'It's Really Unfortunate' That Sulu Is Gay In Star Trek Beyond! WHA?!

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On Thursday, John Cho revealed that his Star Trek character Sulu would be openly gay in the upcoming sequel Star Trek Beyond, a HUGE step as this will be the first gay character in the franchise's canon.

The change is meant as a nod to LGBT advocate George Takei, who played the pilot in the original series.

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But Takei isn't exactly flattered over Sulu's sexuality swap, and even admitted he found the idea "really unfortunate."

Speaking with The Hollywood Reporter on Thursday, the actor said the character development goes against creator Gene Roddenberry's original vision for Hikaru Sulu.

He explained:

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EXCLUSIVE! Celebrate 45 Years Of Star Trek With Trek Nation!!!

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Happy 45th anniversary, Star Trek!

PerezHilton.com has been sent an exclusive clip of SCIENCE's upcoming documentary Trek Nation, which airs on November 30.

The documentary is being described as follows:

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