Forget photon torpedoes: Quentin Tarantino could bring F bombs to the universe of Star Trek .
According to a new report by Deadline Hollywood, the I Hate Eight and Pulp Fiction the film proposed by the director Star Trek is intended to be rated with R , which would mark the first for the Paramount Pictures franchise and a rarity in the field of big budget movies.
The report also says that the writers Mark L. Smith ( The Revenant ), Lindsey Beer (the next Kingkiller Chronicle ) and Drew Pearce ( Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation ]) are in the running to write the script, with Smith as the apparent favorite. The plan is for Tarantino to direct him.
The Paramount representatives did not immediately respond to EW's request for comment.
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