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Quentin Tarantino really wants to make a Star Trek movie, and it sounds like he wants to make it in the original timeline but with Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto as Kirk and Spock. Would that leave any room for the original TV Captain Kirk, William Shatner? Shatner and Tarantino are in a mutual admiration society, and Shatner sounds excited for QT's Trek vision. Here's what the Star Trek icon said in a recent video interview:
William Shatner said it with a laugh, as you can see in the clip below, but let's remember that he's 88-years-old. William Shatner recently marveled that Patrick Stewart would be willing to return to TV as Star Trek's Picard, since Stewart is 79 and a TV schedule can be punishing. But a film? It would be great if Quentin Tarantino could fast-track his Star Trek film and find some kind of role for Shatner, even if it's just a nod to the past.
As for Quentin Tarantino saying he loves William Shatner? Well, he recently gushed about the guy, singling him out as the reason why he likes Star Trek more than Star Wars:
Quentin Tarantino clearly loves William Shatner and his performance as Kirk. He also praised Chris Pine's performance as a direct tie to Shatner:
So Star Trek is what's next on QT's plate after his current movie finishes its run. What do you think about William Shatner joining the movie somehow, and in what capacity?