With “Star Trek Beyond” (starring Zoe Saldana and Idris Elba) coming to theaters this weekend, we just had to round up our favorite Black actors cast in Sci Fi roles. From Will Smith kicking alien booty in “Men In Black” to Nichelle Nichols’ famous first interracial TV kiss on Star Trek, our inner nerds are pretty much freaking out. Take a look at all our fave intergalactic characters here!
Iman as Martia in “Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country”
Nichelle Nichols as Lt. Uhura in “Star Trek”