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Old May 20 2013, 08:25 PM   #736
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Re: STID "tracking" for $85-90 million opening [U.S. box office]

Well, if he's expecting TOS to be anything like STID he's gonna be disappointed.
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Old May 20 2013, 08:39 PM   #737
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Well, if he's expecting TOS to be anything like STID he's gonna be disappointed.
I disagree.

Yes the effects and sets have received a Hell of an upgrade. But at its core, Star Trek Into Darkness feels the closest to TOS since The Search for Spock.
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Old May 20 2013, 08:42 PM   #738
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I do agree with one thing in the Huffington post, between ST09 and STiD what has there been? There has been nothing for four years concerning the new reboot galaxy, no books, no merchandise, no games, no cartoons, no series. If you look for Star Trek on Netflix, you'll get the classic movies and series. Most of the merchandise push has been concerning old Trek.
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Old May 20 2013, 08:43 PM   #739
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I do agree with one thing in the Huffington post, between ST09 and STiD what has there been? There has been nothing for four years concerning the new reboot galaxy, no books, no merchandise, no games, no cartoons, no series. If you look for Star Trek on Netflix, you'll get the classic movies and series. Most of the merchandise push has been concerning old Trek.
There is the IDW comic series.
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Old May 20 2013, 08:44 PM   #740
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I do agree with one thing in the Huffington post, between ST09 and STiD what has there been? There has been nothing for four years concerning the new reboot galaxy, no books, no merchandise, no games, no cartoons, no series. If you look for Star Trek on Netflix, you'll get the classic movies and series. Most of the merchandise push has been concerning old Trek.
Yes, CBS fucked it up.
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Old May 20 2013, 08:45 PM   #741
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I do agree with one thing in the Huffington post, between ST09 and STiD what has there been? There has been nothing for four years concerning the new reboot galaxy, no books, no merchandise, no games, no cartoons, no series. If you look for Star Trek on Netflix, you'll get the classic movies and series. Most of the merchandise push has been concerning old Trek.
Yes, CBS fucked it up.
I thought the merchandise for the new films was controlled by Paramount and Bad Robot?
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Old May 20 2013, 08:50 PM   #742
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Star Trek made $21,061,701 on its first Sunday. STiD made $21,594,735. That makes tracking the daily numbers and the extent to which STiD is matching, surpassing or falling off from Star Trek's legs easy to follow. Monday to Wednesday should see STiD keep pace. Then it'll face its first test of increased competition when The Hangover Part III enters the marketplace on Thursday.
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Old May 20 2013, 08:51 PM   #743
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It is, but there isn't much you can do if CBS control 95 percent of the franchise which is mostly TV based. We see a lot of Trek blu rays, DVDs, remasters, special editions etc etc for the old versions, what does the new version have? One movie, four years ago. They couldn't even do a animated series to appeal to children even if they wanted to.

They did mess up with the video game though, they need to just sell the vidya game license to a company with a good track record and let them do what they want. They might not earn as much money but it'll help with the film.
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Old May 20 2013, 09:13 PM   #744
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I still say that There should be some Abrams-verse novels in between STiD and ST3 . The Star Wars EU has always been huge, and that was probably part of what sustained its popularity up until the prequels (along with the special editions). I'm sure the comic books are nice, but that doesn't really interest me as much, although I would see a Star Trek movie regardless, so I'm probably not their target. The animated series idea is a good one too, but I think that a live-action Starfleet Academy series with young, good-looking actors is an even better idea.
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Old May 20 2013, 09:23 PM   #745
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^Sadly, for some unknown reason, there aren't and won't be any novels set in the Abramsverse. Four were written and set for a summer 2010 release, but never made it to the shelves. Info and synopsis here: http://trekmovie.com/2010/01/10/summ...g-this-summer/
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Old May 20 2013, 09:23 PM   #746
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Can someone explain to me the "opening weekend hassle?" I've yet to go see a movie on opening weekend or even the midnight showing where I had to wait in line for 5 hours or haven't gotten a seat. Get there a little early, pick up your tickets, walk in and find a seat. There's never been a mosh pit... even in full theaters.
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Old May 20 2013, 09:28 PM   #747
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^Sadly, for some unknown reason, there aren't and won't be any novels set in the Abramsverse. Four were written and set for a summer 2010 release, but never made it to the shelves. Info and synopsis here: http://trekmovie.com/2010/01/10/summ...g-this-summer/
I'll have to wait till I get home from work - but I'm sure I have a few novels that came out after ST09 (not adult paperback but young adult IIRC)...
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Old May 20 2013, 09:30 PM   #748
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Can someone explain to me the "opening weekend hassle?" I've yet to go see a movie on opening weekend or even the midnight showing where I had to wait in line for 5 hours or haven't gotten a seat. Get there a little early, pick up your tickets, walk in and find a seat. There's never been a mosh pit... even in full theaters.
The only time I've had issues was when I went with others - took my parents to see ST09 and had to sit a row back because it was sold out (first week). When I go alone - no problems!
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Old May 20 2013, 09:37 PM   #749
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I also rarely go to a film on opening day, or opening weekend. Too much hassle, too many crowds. One exception to this was in fact Star Trek Into Darkness. I saw it opening day here (the 9th), but during a daytime showing, on my day off, when the theatre was nearly empty.
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^Sadly, for some unknown reason, there aren't and won't be any novels set in the Abramsverse. Four were written and set for a summer 2010 release, but never made it to the shelves. Info and synopsis here: http://trekmovie.com/2010/01/10/summ...g-this-summer/
Yeah, I did know about all of that, and I think it's a shame. I still hold out hope that novels will be released Although, any novel from the Star trek: Enterprise era could be considered within the Abrams-verse, since that takes place before the time-line split and should still all be Abrams Canon-worthy. To be back on topic though, I don't think they should go the next three years without throwing us a bone, or a 'Bones' . They probably shouldn't focus on big plot twists that have to be kept secret either, and maybe just give a more straight-forward story.
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