By Rachel Mcgrath For Dailymail.com
Published: 02:33 BST, 13 June 2019 | Updated: 02:33 BST, 13 June 2019
It's always been a family friendly franchise.
But if Quentin Tarantino does get to helm a new Star Trek movie, as he's said he wants to do, then Captain Kirk and his crew will be boldly going where no PG USS Enterprise has gone before.
'If I do it, it’ll be R-rated,' the filmmaker, 56, told Britain's Empire magazine in an interview published Wednesday.
He also confirmed there would be plenty of profanity-laced dialogue in the movie too.
Pulling no punches: Quentin Tarantino says there's a script for a new Star Trek movie and if he directs it, the family friendly franchise will get its first R-rated profanity-laced film
The Reservoir Dogs and Kill Bill helmer revealed in late 2017 that he wanted to make a Star Trek movie and had been talking with JJ Abrams about it, adding the caveat that the project would only happen if Paramount approved a more adult version.
Paramount owns the rights to the Star Trek movie franchise and Abrams has either produced or directed the last three movies in the series.
'There’s a script that exists for it now. I need to weigh in on it, but I haven’t been able to do that yet,' he explained to Empire.
R-rated: The Reservoir Dogs and Kill Bill helmer revealed in late 2017 he wanted to make a Star Trek movie, adding that it would only happen if Paramount approved an adult version
Original: Created by Gene Roddenberry, Star Trek premiered