‘Star Trek’ Creator’s Son ‘Struggles’ with Tarantino’s Idea: Can’t Turn Series into ‘Reservoir Dogs’

‘Star Trek’ Creator’s Son ‘Struggles’ with Tarantino’s Idea: Can’t Turn Series into ‘Reservoir Dogs’
Paramount Pictures is moving forward on a new “Star Trek” movie from “WandaVision” director Matt Shakman and screenwriters Geneva Robertson (“Captain Marvel”) and Lindsey Beer, which means the long-discussed R-rated “Star Trek” movie from Quentin Tarantino is dead (at least for the time being). Tarantino successfully pitched an idea for a “Star Trek” movie to Paramount several years ago, and “The Revenant” screenwriter Mark L. Smith was brought in to write the movie while Tarantino was in the middle of his “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” press tour. Tarantino’s idea has been described as an earthbound, 1950s gangster movie.

While fans may never get to see Tarantino’s “Star Trek” on the big screen, Rod Roddenberry recently told Forbes that he’s got mixed feelings on the integration of Tarantino’s aesthetic into the beloved space franchise. Rod Roddenberry is the son of “Star Trek” creator Gene Roddenberry
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