Re: Benedict Cumberbatch /John Harrison [SPOILERS]
The Wormhole wrote:
Well, in the case of Batman, there's better marketing potential if the villain is the Joker than if he's Bozo.
It's a fine enough argument for using Khan, except since they kept him a secret they couldn't take advantage of any marketing potential the character would have had.
I would also argue with the notion of Khan being Kirk's Joker.
"If you can't take a little bloody nose, maybe you ought to go back home and crawl under your bed. It's not safe out here. It's wondrous, with treasures to satiate desires both subtle and gross; but it's not for the timid." - Q