Any Pie Left: The promos have all been heavy on effects and light on plot or characterization, which does not bode well.
imgod2u: salvador.hardin: Giltric: How does Peter Wellers "CEO" role work into the movie.How did the Eugenics thing start, was it a biotech company or was it a government run thing?The idea was that scientifically bred supermen took over much of the planet in the 1990s and became Tyrants. There's no real attribution to whether the science was private or government funded. Since the original episode was written in the 1960s when most cutting edge science was publicly funded, I think we can assume it was more or less a government project. It was also something that happened in many nations at once, which has the smell of an arms race. Eugenics was pretty popular science in the early part of the 20th century but had fallen from favor by the 1960s, largely because it was used by the Nazis as justification for the whole master race thing.Anyway, in the Trekverse the science was outlawed after the Tyrants were defeated and exiled. Enterprise featured a few episodes with Data's creator's ancestor pursuing Eugenics as a rogue scientist.That never made sense to me unless the genetically enhanced were sterile. Otherwise, like any other genetic modification, they'd mix and mingle with the rest of humanity. Yes, Eugenics is specifically about controlling breeding but you can't tell me that in the midst of all out global chaos, more than enough of them didn't get it on with regular humans.So really, how would humanity determine which were bred from the Eugenics program and which weren't?
Jeremysbrain: Here is my guess: Benedict Cumberbatch is playing a Klingon. This movie is about Klingons. Remember in the original series they looked like Humans and in at least one case they infiltrated the Federation.And "Trials and Tribble-ations" showed that human looking Klingon's did indeed exist in TNG and DS9 continuity.
thornhill: That tells me way more than any of the ads for the new Trek film.
AntonChigger: amindtat: bhcompy: DammitIForgotMyLogin: some_beer_drinker: He is NOT khan. carry on.Gary MitchellSybokMaurice PicardSlar/Amidoingitrite?
AiryAnne: FTFA: "Ever wanted to see what it'd be like to torture the USS Enterprise?"I guess he never saw Wrath of Khan, Search for Spock, or Generations.
DammitIForgotMyLogin: some_beer_drinker: He is NOT khan. carry on.Gary Mitchell
some_beer_drinker: He is NOT khan. carry on.
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