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Old 11-05-2011, 11:11 AM
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Originally Posted by horatio View Post
I see two problems with Khan. First, TWOK is the benchmark, i.e. any movie involving Khan will be automatically compared with TWOK. Second, Khan's story is of a closed nature.
Were it to be him, they would have to be very careful about how to manage it.

Of course this does not have to be a problem if they rewrite the story like in the case of Pike, if the first contact between Kirk and Khan runs differently or if somebody else discoveres the Botany Bay. I nonethless think that choosing a TOS character who is not part of a story already told until the end might be a better choice. All the thrill of Space Seed would be gone, you'd know that Khan is the baddie.
I think a reconception or reinterpretation of the story involving him would have to be the case.
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