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Quentin Tarantino offers update on his Star Trek movie

Quentin Tarantino has offered sci-fi fans an update on whether or not he's moving forward with his previously-planned Star Trek movie.

During an interview with Consequence of Sound, the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood director doubled down on his plan to bow out of the filmmaking business once he's made his tenth movie.

When asked whether his take on the iconic Gene Roddenberry series will factor into that, Tarantino revealed that he's "steering away" from the project.

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"I haven't had an official conversation with those guys yet," the 56-year-old explained. "In a strange way, it seems like Hollywood would be my last. So, I've kind of taken the pressure off myself to make that last big voilà kind of statement.

"I mean to such a degree there was a moment when I was writing and went, 'Should I do this now? Should I do something else? Is this the 10th one?' No, no don't stop the planets from aligning, what are you, Galactus?

"If the Earth is saying do it, do it. Not that it was an argument, but a little thought, like, 'Well, if I'm gonna go out like Max Ophüls style, Lola Montez, this is it, and if it's not good, then all my other work is trash, alright'.

"This would have been the one. But in a weird way, it actually kind of freed me up. I mean, I have no idea what the story of the next one's going to be. I don't even have a clue."

It's just more likely to be Kill Bill 3 than it is Star Trek at this point...


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