Star Trek: Discovery, season two
10 episodes, available Friday
Though it will be pure heresy to Trekkies, it must be noted that a sizeable number of people will want a look at this series to see Anthony Rapp, the actor whose j’accuse Tweet earlier this year set in motion a chain of events which have all but ended the career of Kevin Spacey.
Rapp plays Lieutenant Paul Stamets, a character who, like Rapp himself is gay. The actor’s sober and muted performance fits with this sombre version of Star Trek which heavily borrows from the visual style of JJ Abrams’s rebooted Trek.
Star Trek: Discovery is set 10 years before Captain Kirk and Mr Spock boldly went and according to the show’s executive producer