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Star Trek films return to their traditional Holiday release window

ManaByte

Gold Member
When JJ Abrams took over the Star Trek films and basically tried to turn them into Star Wars movies, they also moved the Star Trek films to summer release dates...just like Star Wars in the OT and PT.

Star Trek films had always been holiday releases. They'd film them (with very low budgets) early in the year, do the effects over the summer, and then release them between Thanksgiving and Christmas. That's how it worked from The Motion Picture through Nemesis.

Paramount is releasing the new Star Trek movie on December 22, 2023:
 
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Didn't at least the last mainline Star Wars come out at Christmas? I don't think it's considered quite the same wasteland release date as it used to be.

I wonder just what the hell the movie is going to be. Tarantino bowed out right? I've been under the assumption that the Chris Pine Trek stuff was done for. I don't see why any of the current TV shows would make a movie.
 

IDKFA

Member
Has it been confirmed that this movie will still be set in the Kelvin universe with the original crew from previous films?
 

IDKFA

Member
Not necessarily.

That's good news.

I'm hoping they stick with the Kelvin universe, but a but further in the future so they can us an alternative NG crew. Needs to have the perfect cast.

How about this for a start!

Tom Hiddleston as Jean-Luc Picard
Bradley Cooper as William Riker
Jason Momoma as Worf
Lady Gaga as Deanna Troi
Leonard DiCaprio as Data
Kevin Hart as Geordi La Forge
Daniel Day Lewis as Q.

Haven't figured out the rest, but tell me that this cast list doesn't get you hard as a rock!
 

ManaByte

Gold Member
That's good news.

I'm hoping they stick with the Kelvin universe, but a but further in the future so they can us an alternative NG crew. Needs to have the perfect cast.

How about this for a start!

Tom Hiddleston as Jean-Luc Picard
Bradley Cooper as William Riker
Jason Momoma as Worf
Lady Gaga as Deanna Troi
Leonard DiCaprio as Data
Kevin Hart as Geordi La Forge
Daniel Day Lewis as Q.

Haven't figured out the rest, but tell me that this cast list doesn't get you hard as a rock!
Star Trek Spock GIF
 

Pagusas

Elden Member
next we just need Doctor Who returning with Christmas Specials and all will be right in the Scifi world again.
 

Rentahamster

Rodent Whores
That's good news.

I'm hoping they stick with the Kelvin universe, but a but further in the future so they can us an alternative NG crew. Needs to have the perfect cast.

How about this for a start!

Tom Hiddleston as Jean-Luc Picard
Bradley Cooper as William Riker
Jason Momoma as Worf
Lady Gaga as Deanna Troi
Leonard DiCaprio as Data
Kevin Hart as Geordi La Forge
Daniel Day Lewis as Q.

Haven't figured out the rest, but tell me that this cast list doesn't get you hard as a rock!
Are any of the TNG characters older than the timeline split due to the Nerada? Due to the butterfly effect, it's highly unlikely that any of them would be born.

Aside from Q.
 

ManaByte

Gold Member
Are any of the TNG characters older than the timeline split due to the Nerada? Due to the butterfly effect, it's highly unlikely that any of them would be born.

Aside from Q.

We know the timeline is strange.

They were still wearing the Season 1 TNG uniforms in the Kelvin 2379 (Nemesis era).

 
Are any of the TNG characters older than the timeline split due to the Nerada? Due to the butterfly effect, it's highly unlikely that any of them would be born.

Aside from Q.
Given how the Mirror Universe has worked they clearly don't respect the butterfly effect. Which does annoy me a bit as a viewer and sci-fi nerd but makes sense given the whole point there was to reuse the actors. I think a Kelvin TNG movie universe with completely different characters, in principle, is a very cool concept. But the reality is if they did to that it would be used to max wokify the cast and the storylines would probably follow suit.
 

Pagusas

Elden Member
Given how the Mirror Universe has worked they clearly don't respect the butterfly effect. Which does annoy me a bit as a viewer and sci-fi nerd but makes sense given the whole point there was to reuse the actors. I think a Kelvin TNG movie universe with completely different characters, in principle, is a very cool concept. But the reality is if they did to that it would be used to max wokify the cast and the storylines would probably follow suit.
I remember reading something about the writers subscribing to a “living aware universe” concept that is always trying to correct temporal issues like if they were wounds, it heals over them and tries to put things back as best they can be, thus how even with all the craziness that caused the making of the kelvin timeline, the universe still steered all the characters and events towards how things were suppose to be.
 

Pagusas

Elden Member
I actually liked the Kelvin Timeline films
They pretty much nailed the cast so I do hope those guys return


Although the first one is the best, just like Wrath of Khan is the best of the original films
It’s not happening. With the one actor dying and Chris Pine being a much bigger name now, it’s dead. It only existed e-cards of the license issues, and now that that is resolved we can get back to prime trek
 

Xenon

Member
I actually liked the Kelvin Timeline films
They pretty much nailed the cast so I do hope those guys return


Although the first one is the best, just like Wrath of Khan is the best of the original films

First film was great the others were barely mediocre. Having the cast split apart in the other films made sense because they had already spent so much time together on the series. I dont really want or need another film, but if they have to make one they need to keep the cast together. Also please go back to a cozier design for the bridge, I dont want to see people save the galaxy in the lobby of an Apple store.
 
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I remember reading something about the writers subscribing to a “living aware universe” concept that is always trying to correct temporal issues like if they were wounds, it heals over them and tries to put things back as best they can be, thus how even with all the craziness that caused the making of the kelvin timeline, the universe still steered all the characters and events towards how things were suppose to be.
Yeah I recall something like that as well, it just never sat well with me. It's right up there with "Love is the fundamental force of the universe" that crops up all over the place.

Kinda tough looking at Yelchin in that pic. Pretty good cast overall, didn't like the trajectory of the movies though. I didn't care for Beyond even though most people think it's the most 'classic Trek' of the bunch. I only saw it the once in the theater though so maybe I'll revisit.
 

Kenpachii

Gold Member
I actually liked the Kelvin Timeline films
They pretty much nailed the cast so I do hope those guys return


Although the first one is the best, just like Wrath of Khan is the best of the original films

Isn't that left guy dead?
 

Tarkus98

Member
Reviving this corpse thread. I am still hoping there will be a Tarintino Star Trek. Can only imagine his take on Star Trek.
Not interested in next gen or any other trek series made into a movie.
Its a shame the dude that played Chekov died. That entire cast just clicked with me.
 
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