First look at Klingons in 'Star Trek: Discovery'?

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Discovery' started by JacksonArcher, Feb 11, 2017.

  1. Kemaiku

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    Re-imaging is changing the look inside the same universe like TMP, reboot is meant to cut ties with the original.

    However, like TMP, TNG, the new movies, this series, we need a new word that means both. As that's what each one has been, the intention behind it if not the execution anyway.

    This is something new, rooted in the original timelime in only the most superficial way.
     
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  2. Captain of the USS Averof

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    ^ It's a… pre-boot? :biggrin:
     
  3. Serveaux

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    They're both just neologisms that mean whatever studio PR people want them to mean.
     
  4. Roald

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    Absolutely love this........!!! Man the excitement is building up..!!
     
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    It's a cookbook. "To Serve Fans".
     
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    Oh man, how hilarious would it be if these "Klingons" turned out to be a new alien species.
     
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    That's actually the thing I find most striking about this - that someone would breach an NDA under their own name, and that a "friend" would compound that foolishness by spreading the breach further without even covering up the name.
     
  8. cultcross

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    I adored the makeup, the helmets and the way they made them into genuinely scary seeming warriors instead of angry buffoons. I wasn't so keen on the costumes as I'm over leather armour, it's overused on genre stuff. Seemed quite generic.
    Really interested to see how they do them in Discovery. I suspect the 'touchstone' comment re: The Undiscovered Country suggests we may be looking forward to political Klingons, Shakespeare quotes optional.
     
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    I don't buy for one second that these are actual members of the Klingon species, but if they are just another different alien race that is part of the Klingon Empire, I'm OK with it.
     
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    Yeah........with friends like that........
     
  11. jaime

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    Azetbur and general Chang disagree.
     
  12. Serveaux

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    Doesn't look like them.
     
  13. jaime

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    There are similarities...and to the punk Klingons in V. Combined with the sarcophagus ship, I can see the ancient Klingons thing. People have already mentioned th TMP Klingons also.
     
  14. jaime

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    Speaking as your defined minority group...I didn't think it was going to look like the cage, and hoped it wouldn't.
     
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  15. Captain of the USS Averof

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    Doesn't look like Klingons - period.
     
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  16. Serveaux

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    Neither did the lobster heads in ST:TMP. We knew that Klingons looked like Ming The Merciless wearing silver lame vests.
     
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    For those who don't want to go digging

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  18. Blooded

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    So many people mention how Fuller stated this was a prime-verse series, so are now angry to see the look of the Klingons being changed. Yet these same people are making absolutely no mention of the fact that Fuller also categorically stated that the aesthetics of Trek would be reimagined. He told us to expect what we've seen in the leaked photo, yet so many seem surprised?

    So the Klingons look different? Thank
    God. I want my new Trek to look like it was produced in 2017, not 1966 or the 1990's. Yes it was nice that ENT went out of its way to explain the original make up change, but it wasn't necessary and I'll 100% accept these new guys as what a Klingon looks like, if that's what the show asks of me.

    It's the story that matters, not matching up make up and set designs. The latter is a nice touch, but not important, and the fact that anyone here is complaining about it confirms that there's just too much damn negativity on the internet these days.
     
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    Discovery will be a reimagined Star Trek and that is fine by me.
     
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    I can't say I'm crazy about these new designs but they do seem to fit with the aesthetic of the ship designs we've seen so far.