Quentin Tarantino confirms his Star Trek movie will be R-rated and ...

'To f***ing boldly go!' Quentin Tarantino confirms his Star Trek movie will be R-rated and profanity-laced if he directs it

By Rachel Mcgrath For Dailymail.com

Published: 02:33 BST, 13 June 2019 | Updated: 02:33 BST, 13 June 2019

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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

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.

After unveiling his latest movie Once Upon A Time In at the Film Festival last month, Tarantino says he now has the time to go back to his Star Trek idea. 

'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

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 on NBC in 1966 and ran for three seasons. It starred William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk and Leonard Nimoy as Spock

Original: Created by Gene Roddenberry, Star Trek premiered

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