Re: Do you think Star Trek needed a reboot?
Dale Sams wrote:
I think Bond's 'jumping on point', is more of a fictional construct. What really changes? There's some lip service...they use the first story, but that's really about it. It's certainly not like Bond Begins or anything.
A movie doesn't have to be an origin story to provide people a jumping on point for a long-running franchise. It simply needs to strip the concept itself down to its basic components.
J.J. Abrams didn't change Star Trek, audience expectations did.