King Daniel Into Darkness wrote:
Kirk and Spock are bigger than William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy.
Apprently not, as the nuCast are not cultural icons--just actors in a new version no more authentic than the numerous ST fan films.
Plus, who gives a shit about Captain Nobody of the USS Generic Starship?
If Paramount/Roddenberry shared that belief, The Next Generation
and its sequel series would not exist. Yes, the NG ship is another Enterprise
, but Picard, et al, were new to audiences.