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Paramount pushing ahead with Tarantino’s Star Trek movie

January 28th, 2019 by Marc Comments

Oh star Trek, what ever is happening with this franchise?

While the movie franchise was last seen pulling the plug go on Star Trek 4 at Paramount, CBS continue to be unsure of what timeline exactly they are operating on with Discovery, while continuing to announce new shows and the fans are all just left wondering what exactly is happening.

Well, prepare to be even more confused because Paramount are still moving ahead with the Quentin Tarantino Trek movie.

Talking to the New York Times, Producer Wyck Godfrey confirmed the movie is still very much alive and kicking: “Suddenly people’s eyes light up,” Godfrey said, describing what happens when he talks about Tarantino and Trek, “yours just did”.

The script was developed in a writer’s room by the likes of  Mark L. Smith, Lindsey Beer, Megan Amram and Drew Pearce and Paramount really wants Tarantino directing if they can work out a timeframe to make it happen after he finishes with his new movie, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

While not much is known about the project, stars Zachary Quinto and Karl Urban have both previously stated that, to their knowledge, the movie was set in the Kelvn timeline ie the Abrams movies timeline.

“I’d be thrilled to be a part of it and fingers crossed that it is going to happen,” Urban has said in the past “And really beyond that, I have heard nothing further about any developments on that front. I know he’s directing Once Upon a Time In Hollywood at the moment so he’s going to shoot that, do the post-production on that. So any prospective Tarantino movie is a little bit of a distance but I think it would be grand, I’d love to do it.”

While we’re not sure what exactly is happening in the deeply splintered Trek universe, we’re definitley excited for a Trek movie by the man behind Pulp Fiction… who wouldn’t be?


Source: New York Times

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….