But there’s a loophole, an asterisk you might say, in the rumors of his impending retirement: the controversial Star Trek film he might be tackling next.
And in a recent interview, the Inglorious Basterds director’s been more than vocal about the project’s pre-production phase. From confirming and defending its R-rating, to defining it as “Pulp Fiction in space,” all this teasing’s certainly got us drooling. But there’s something else that fans of the original series will be especially fond of.
Casting has always been an important part of Tarantino’s productions, and he often incorporates performers from films that’ve inspired him.