LOS ANGELES — Move over, Captains Kirk and Picard.

At CBS’ Television Critics Association presentation Wednesday, Star Trek Discovery showrunner Bryan Fuller revealed the new series will feature a female lead — and that she will not be a captain.

There will also “absolutely” be a gay character on board, Fuller said.

“We’re going to deep into something that was for me always very tantalizing and to tell that story through a character who is on a journey that is going to teach her how to get along with others in the galaxy,” Fuller told reporters. Read more…

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‘Star Trek Discovery’ will feature female lead, gay character