King Daniel wrote:
It's a reboot/adaptation/AU type thing. A bit of all three.
Yes, I see no reason for it to conform to a particular model of re imagining. The basic idea is... they'll do whatever they want to do insofar as making more profitable films for the studio. If previous iterations of Star Trek have material they wish to utilize, they'll do so. If they wish to go ahead and contradict established 'canon', they'll do so. Thankfully, nothing's sacred.