Hear us out… this Tarantino/Trek trailer looks kind of cool

By: H&I Staff     Posted: January 23, 2018, 3:55PM

Image: YouTube/@Nerdist

By now, you’ve probably read a piece or two from us regarding the Quentin Tarantino–directing–Star Trek saga. The movie is seemingly happening, and there are people on each side of the spectrum when it comes to whether or not they agree that it should. We’ve gotten plenty of comments about Gene Roddenberry rolling in his grave, and even a couple praising Tarantino's love of the franchise. 

Though there’s still very little information available on the project — Tarantino is still in the beginning stages of his upcoming movie about 1969 — that’s not stopping this project from being the hot topic among Trekkies. One of the biggest places on the internet for sci-fi fans is Nerdist, so the site obviously had to get in on the action.

Nerdist dropped a parody trailer earlier this week, giving us a good look at what a Tarantino Star Trek could be like — if it were able to star the original cast. Complete with a grindhouse-style intro, a dramatic narration, and of course, plenty of funk and surf rock, it really doesn’t seem half bad.

The trailer takes some of Tarantino’s most beloved films and finds a way to make them viable in space. This hypothetical plot would follow Kirk’s quest for revenge, à la  Kill Bill,in a “galaxy of green blood, green women and Nazis.” It plays up Kirk’s penchant for women, Uhura’s badassness, Sulu’s fencing skills and well, Scotty’s wrath. Check out the trailer below.