At what point does your "doing it better" become "turning it into something it wasn't in the first place," though?
If I were to rewrite X-Men
as a paramilitary organization of genetically engineered humans trying to overthrow the government, how would it be X-Men
apart from my saying, "Hey, this is X-Men."
Similarly, how is this all-male, combat-centered Trek
you favor anything like what actually is Star Trek