Therin of Andor wrote:
Of course, Generations would have needed to be a very different film.
A telemovie, kicking off a series of Riker/Troi telemovies. But Paramount wanted a feature film series
to replace TOS movies.
It seems like you think losing Picard is the bigger deal, with the concern that Frakes couldn't carry a movie series.
So do you think the movie series would have done fine without Brent Spiner?(obviously assuming major re-writes of the films, like a different sub-plot for Generations, etc.)