Not a god damn thing.
I wonder how it would feel if I plunged my knife into your sternum
Trekkie feelings have been beaming down from the sky after the recent release of J.J. Abram’s Star Trek: Into Darkness teaser trailer. With a full trailer looming just over the horizon, and 9 minutes of the new film set to be shown before Imax screenings of The Hobbit, there’s no stopping the Trek-ocalypse. More details about the film seem to be emerging every day, including the first official image from the movie.
However, things aren’t all pleasant skies and mild temperatures: There is much heated debate over Benedict Cumberbatch’s heretofore unnamed villain. Is he Gary Mitchell as was previously indicated? Is he an inappropriately cast Khan Noonien Singh? Is he John Harrison, as he was billed in the new photograph? Who is John Harrison anyway? Why are Kirk and Spock wearing such tight pants?
Will The Sherlockians and The Trekkies ever learn to just get along?
Tension between the two fandoms seems to indicate otherwise. However, some fans seem oblivious to the hostility. Others straddle the line - insistent that crossovers and Cumberbitches are harmless. The whole affair serves as a dismal forecast for fandom relations, and leaves this reporter wondering…
Why Khan’t we be friends?