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Old 05-28-2009, 02:57 PM
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What do you think it will take to make Trek as popular in overseas markets as say Star Wars or the Xmen movies or Harry Potter etc.? I can't see why it isn't, especially with this film.
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Because people like a good spectacle and Star Trek, despite being a great sci-fi, isn't really known for that.

This Trek certainly pushed in areas that more mainstream audiences like... but I guess foreign markets don't want to buy simply because it has "Trek" in its name.
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Various people have brought up a good point that it's very American. Maybe that's why? It's part of America's pop culture but not really anyone elses.

...Is "elses" a word?
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Because people like a good spectacle and Star Trek, despite being a great sci-fi, isn't really known for that.

This Trek certainly pushed in areas that more mainstream audiences like... but I guess foreign markets don't want to buy simply because it has "Trek" in its name.
Hmmm I don't know if its all about spectacle....Maybe....

You'd think they'd have 'heard the news' about this one. Did Paramount run the 'This is not your father's Star Trek' promos around the world?
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"Star Trek has never been interesting"
I can't remember, NCC, is Germany one of the countries where ST does well? Or no?
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Better than in others, but still not good enough.
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On a funny note, I just now remembered that the name "Nero" wasn't first used by Star Trek...
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Better than in others, but still not good enough.
I know you can't speak for your entire country but care to speculate as to why?
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Because of
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And another one: "They only talk"
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