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Old October 20 2013, 01:31 PM   #1
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When was it found out that Section 31 was i the film?

I know a lot of things were kept under wraps for a while with STID, but does anyone remember precisely when it was first discovered that Section 31 was going to have some involvement in the film's plot?
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Old October 20 2013, 06:33 PM   #2
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Re: When was it found out that Section 31 was i the film?

um. during the movie? this thread is stupid.
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Old October 20 2013, 07:21 PM   #3
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Re: When was it found out that Section 31 was i the film?

Honestly, there were lots of rumors, but nothing was "known" until the movie opened.
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Old October 20 2013, 07:24 PM   #4
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Re: When was it found out that Section 31 was i the film?

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I know a lot of things were kept under wraps for a while with STID, but does anyone remember precisely when it was first discovered that Section 31 was going to have some involvement in the film's plot?
People who read the Ongoing comic had a really strong feeling the Section 31 was going to be involved before the Countdown to Darkness comic basically confirmed it.

The last US trailer before the movie came out that revealed the Vengeance pretty much sealed the deal for everyone else.
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Old October 20 2013, 07:27 PM   #5
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Re: When was it found out that Section 31 was i the film?

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I know a lot of things were kept under wraps for a while with STID, but does anyone remember precisely when it was first discovered that Section 31 was going to have some involvement in the film's plot?
It had been speculated for months by some that Section 31 might figure in the story in some way, but I don't believe it was known for certain until a synopsis was posted in a comment thread at IMDb, on or about 23rd April (by someone who'd attended the Sydney premiere showing, I'd presume.) Also confirmed in the same synopsis: that John Harrison was actually Khan.
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Old October 20 2013, 09:05 PM   #6
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I don't believe it was known for certain until a synopsis was posted in a comment thread at IMDb, on or about 23rd April (by someone who'd attended the Sydney premiere showing, I'd presume.)
Yep. She was sending updates to the web from an iPad during the movie. I was sitting in her row.
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Old October 20 2013, 10:03 PM   #7
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People who read the Ongoing comic had a really strong feeling the Section 31 was going to be involved before the Countdown to Darkness comic basically confirmed it.
Indeed, the comic adaptation of Return of the Archons featured a group of shady Starfleet officers who everyone believed (and still does, I guess) to be Section 31. Since then it was speculated that they'd be featured in STID.
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Old October 20 2013, 11:45 PM   #8
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Re: When was it found out that Section 31 was i the film?

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I know a lot of things were kept under wraps for a while with STID, but does anyone remember precisely when it was first discovered that Section 31 was going to have some involvement in the film's plot?
It had been speculated for months by some that Section 31 might figure in the story in some way, but I don't believe it was known for certain until a synopsis was posted in a comment thread at IMDb, on or about 23rd April (by someone who'd attended the Sydney premiere showing, I'd presume.) Also confirmed in the same synopsis: that John Harrison was actually Khan.
And I think a lot of people didn't believe the synopsis was true because of the Section 31 reference.
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