I think we are moving away from using JJ designs besides the Kelvin. The other designs could be around at that time, but they also could be post-2233. So we are going to go with more traditional designs, but the Kelvin will be included.
And yes, we won't get stuck on the details. The STORY is the most important thing. Followed by strong acting, and with Tobias, we know we will have great effects.
No, no Axanarians. The Battle is above the planet, and so there is no planet-side action.