When "Supergirl" returns to television in fall 2018, the show's newest character will make history — and so will the woman playing her.

A new cast member to the show is Nicole Maines, a transgender actress and activist. And not only will she be portraying a transgender character — something that's been controversially left to cisgender (non-trans) actors in the past — but she'll also be TV's first-ever trans superhero. As Nia Nal, Maines will pull double duty as both an intrepid reporter and (reportedly) a caped crusader with precognitive abilities. And her character's gender identity will be an important part of her character arc.

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On May 15, the trailer for "Bohemian Rhapsody," the long-awaited biopic about Queen singer Freddie Mercury, made its way online to a (mostly) positive reaction.

Within 24 hours, the film's trailer racked up more than 5 million views on YouTube, propelling it to the top spot on the site's trending list.

At first glance, it looks pretty great: Rami Malek makes for a convincing Mercury, and there's obviously some great music. Even for a film that lost its original star (Sacha Baron Cohen) and multiple directors (Bryan Singer and Dexter Fletcher), it feels promising.

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