Star Trek News Getting Worse and Worse

You know, I want to be excited about another Star Trek movie. I really do. But everything I read just makes the situation worse and worse.

Star Trek is a dead franchise. When a franchise, or business is dead… you don’t revive it buy just going on your merry way and doing everything exactly the same and just suddenly expect different results.

But that’s what it looks like they’re doing. Same story… same continum… same dead franchise… just with different actors in the role.

The folks at STXI give us this:

Star Trek XI will feature the first voyage of Kirk as captain of the Enterprise. This report makes the Matt Damon report make a lot more sense (he is about the same age as Shatner was during the Original Series). This could also fit within Star Trek history since Kirk’s first mission on the Enterprise was never depicted on either the Original Series or in any of the 7 movies with the Kirk character.

It goes on to talk about how it’ll be the same old crew, same old time line… just previous to where the show started. Yawn yawn yawn yawn.

I really hope this turns out to be false. Star Trek is a guy collapsed on the floor from a major heart attack… and this plot idea sounds like a band aid. You need the frigging shock paddles baby! Man I hope they get this right… but I doubt they will.

Just my take on things.

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