Re: Why would someone avoid STID but see Iron Man & Man Of Steel? spoi
I think audiences simply have an easier time connecting with contemporary action/sci-fi vs. futuristic action/sci-fi.
I wouldn't be surprised if the bulk of the next film takes place during the 20th/21st century. Perhaps we will actually get to see the Eugenics War plus you have a natural reason to bring back Cumberbatch.
Kirk fighting Khan on his home turf.
"I had no idea you were so... formidable. " - Anan 7 to James T. Kirk, A Taste of Armageddon