QUENTIN TARANTINO Developing STAR TREK Film(With Help from JJ ABRAMS)

Creative control 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 film The Hateful Eight

Entertainment publication Deadline Hollywood has reported that cinematic enfant bad Quentin Tarantino has pitched an idea for a new Star Trek film.

Although details on the story are now being kept under wraps, the website claims the two men struck up a partnership after Tarantino came up with a "great idea" for a new Star Trek film. According to a report from Deadline, Tarantino's pitch will be fast-tracked to a writers' room. If the story is greenlit, it is not clear that Tarantino, now busy with pre-production of his film, which is about the Manson family, would have director or writer credits on the project. More recently this September, the director told TMZ that "it would be worth having a meeting" about directing the next Star Trek film and confirmed that he plans to direct two more films before retiring. The excitement about this particular project wouldn't be the impact that Trek would have on Tarantino; it's what Tarantino would have on Trek.

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Abrams rebooted the franchise in 2009.

. You could take some of the great classic Star Trek episodes and just easily expand them to 90 minutes or more and really do some incredible, fantastic stuff.

Deadline's quoted sources who said Tarantino "has come up with a great idea" for a new instalment set in the re-booted Trek universe. During an 2015 interview on the Nerdist podcast, Tarantino spoke favorably about the cast of the new films, which includes Chris Pine as Captain Kirk and Zachary Quinto as Spock. While Tarantino is known for penning and directing his own movies, he has also directed for established franchises like CSI and ER.

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