Re: Klingons in STID--why do they look like [SPOILERS]?
King Daniel Into Darkness wrote:
Which is IMO preferable to having an Indian or Middle Eastern -looking guy playing the crazy space terrorist.
I think this may have actually played into casting Cumberbatch. First time around they were really vague on what Khan had done during the Eugenics Wars. In this film, we see Khan initiate a brutal terrorist attack, gun down military officers and be downright brutal on the Vengeance
Maybe they thought the outcry from Trek fans would be far preferable than the outcry from Middle Eastern communities?
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