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Old June 26 2013, 12:38 AM   #2436
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Re: STID "tracking" for $85-90 million opening [U.S. box office]

I'd say it is less the baggage (I agree Trek holds a certain stigma in the mainstream) and more that the Superhero movies are the "in thing" right now in pop culture. A great actionfest superhero movie franchise is gangbusters right now.

And I give props to Disney for making The Avengers a must-see superhero movie franchise on par with Batman and Superman.
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