Deadline is reporting that Tarantino is working with producer J.J. Abrams on his own original idea for a Trek film, which he could potentially direct.
Quentin Tarantino is reportedly in talks to work on a new Star Trek movie - and it could well be his last.
Sharing it with Abrams, who is currently busy working on the ninth instalment of Star Wars, it's thought they are now assembling a writers' room to develop the script. Then, Abrams would produce the film. and Tarantino might direct!
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The Kill Bill filmmaker tends to write and direct his own original ideas on the big screen, most recently taking on the Western genre with his last two films Django Unchained and The Hateful Eight.
Abrams, who is now working on "Star Wars: Episode IX", directed the 2009 reboot "Star Trek" and the 2013 sequel "Star Trek Into Darkness". On an episode of Nerdist's podcasttwo years ago, Tarantino explained that while he was a fan of Abrams' Star Trek, he wasn't as fond of Star Trek Into Darkness.
Folloing the release of Star Trek Beyond in 2016, Paramount announced plans for a fourth film focusing on Captain Kirk (Chris Pine) and his deceased father (Chris Hemsworth).
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If the project comes to fruition, it will be the first time that Tarantino - best known for his violent dramas Pulp Fiction and Reservoir Dogs - has worked on a mainstream film franchise.
He has never taken the reins on a franchise, though he did once direct an episode of ER and a couple of episodes of CSI.