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Quinto's Spock Should Appear on DIISCOVERY

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JVM   

Sorry to bump this, but after the SNL skit, my mind's a lot been on the specific question of seeing Kelvin actors as the younger versions of the Prime characters - it's nice to see that most people seem fairly okay with Quinto, but are more worried about story and letting the show stand on its own. I share those worries and I would definitely prefer someone with as much stature as Kirk or Spock be held back for a few seasons. As for confusion between timelines, I think if the visual style remains distinct, it could be possible. Seeing Pine in a different outfit for SNL felt clear enough to me and most people he was playing Kirk Prime. (The Shatnerspeak helped.)

I would rather see someone like Admiral Archer or T'Pol (not even an ENT fan, mind you) Pike or even Number One, a favorite character of mine, but I'm not holding my breath, to be honest. Developing minor characters enriches the universe a lot for all involved, is one of the benefits of having a larger franchise, and frankly, I think the franchise rests too much of itself on Kirk and Spock, even today. They're fantastic characters, but it should strive to be much, much more than those two.

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14 minutes ago, JVM said:

Sorry to bump this, but after the SNL skit, my mind's a lot been on the specific question of seeing Kelvin actors as the younger versions of the Prime characters - it's nice to see that most people seem fairly okay with Quinto, but are more worried about story and letting the show stand on its own. I share those worries and I would definitely prefer someone with as much stature as Kirk or Spock be held back for a few seasons. As for confusion between timelines, I think if the visual style remains distinct, it could be possible. Seeing Pine in a different outfit for SNL felt clear enough to me and most people he was playing Kirk Prime. (The Shatnerspeak helped.)

I would rather see someone like Admiral Archer or T'Pol (not even an ENT fan, mind you) Pike or even Number One, a favorite character of mine, but I'm not holding my breath, to be honest. Developing minor characters enriches the universe a lot for all involved, is one of the benefits of having a larger franchise, and frankly, I think the franchise rests too much of itself on Kirk and Spock, even today. They're fantastic characters, but it should strive to be much, much more than those two.

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Don't be sorry to bump a thread; if it's still viable?  Then by all means... put your thoughts into it. ;)

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