Newswire: It’s Rumor Time: Angela Bassett could be Bryan Fuller’s new Starfleet captain

Check your watches, folks: It’s Rumor Time, when today’s dreams and wishes become the fertile soil in which tomorrow’s disappointments might grow. Today’s rumor comes courtesy of newly minted Star Trek showrunner Bryan Fuller, who’s so far said very little about what his take on the Federation and Starfleet might entail.

That hasn’t always been the case, though, with sites like Blavity digging up an old interview Fuller did with Den Of Geek back in 2013, when the Hannibal creator was first being considered for a possible run at the Star Trek universe. At the time, Fuller expressed a desire to skip over featuring the Enterprise—leaving it and its adventures for the then-J.J. Abrams-directed movies—and instead focusing on the Reliant, the ship Khan captures and uses against Kirk in The Wrath Of Khan. Even more interesting than those plot ideas, though …

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