Openly gay comedian Tig Notaro has joined the cast of Star Trek: Discovery's second season, guest starring as "Chief Engineer Denise Reno of the U.S.S. Hiawatha." Anson Mount, recently seen as Black Bolt on ABC's disastrous Inhumans, will play Christopher Pike, Kirk's predecessor as captain of the Enterprise.
Han, Chewie, and Lando team up for the first time in the new trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story.
- The latest SF series to get the big-budget TV treatment, Isaac Asimov's Foundation novels will be adapted for Apple's upcoming video service.
- With anticipation running high for the season 2 premiere later this month, the producers of HBO's Westworld went out of their way to troll fans, releasing a video that purported to offer full spoilers for the new season, instead turning out to be an elaborate Rickroll followed by 20 minutes of a dog in front of a piano. Anyway, keep speculating.