That R-Rated Quentin Tarantino Star Trek Film Just Got a Screenwriter

Remember how we kinda thought that maybe the news about a Quentin Tarantino Star Trek film was a joke? But then we found out there was a writer’s room brought together for it, and then the news that there was an R rating attached as per Quentin?

Well, it looks like again, this project is not BS, as news just broke that Paramount has attached Mark L. Smith (The Revenant, Vacancy) to pen the screenplay.

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 28, 2017: Quentin Tarantino attends the 'Reservoir Dogs' 25th Anniversary Screening during 2017 Tribeca Film Festival at The Beacon Theatre
credit: Ovidiu Hrubaru / Shutterstock.com

The writer’s room consisting of Smith, Lindsey BeerDrew Pearce, and Megan Amram happened earlier this month, along with Tarantino.

This story is breaking and we will get you more information as it’s made available.

About Mary Anne Butler

Bleeding Cool News Editor Mary Anne Butler (Mab, for short) has been part of the fast-paced world of journalism since she was 15, getting her start in album reviews and live concert coverage for a nationally published (print) music magazine. She eventually transitioned to online media, writing for such sites as UGO/IGN, ComicsOnline, Geek Magazine, Ace of Geeks, Aggressive Comix (where she is still Editor-in-Chief), and most recently Bleeding Cool.


Over the past 10 years, she’s built a presence at conventions across the globe as a cosplayer (occasionally), photographer (constantly), panelist and moderator (mostly), and reporter (always).

Interviews, reviews, observations, breaking news, and objective reporting are the name of the game for the founder of Harkonnen Knife Fight, a Dune-themed band with an international presence.

Though she be but little, she is fierce. #MabTheProfessional

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