According to the report, Tarantino pitched his idea to Abrams, and the current plan is for the pair to assemble a writer's room of screenwriters who will then develop the concept into a screenplay.
And according to Deadline, the studio is taking this seriously enough - who wouldn't when you have the chance to get Tarantino involved with the venerable franchise? - to convene a writers room to hear the director's idea and start to crank out a script.
Nintendo-NVIDIA Partnership Focus On Games For NVIDIA Shield In China
We now know that they can run fine on NVIDIA hardware, and this includes GameCube titles that will be on the Shield at some point. But while the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One have gone on sale in China, the Nintendo Switch has yet to hit store shelves.
Turning A Classic Episode Into A Movie?What's more - Tarantino might even direct.
The Django Unchained filmmaker previously hinted at his desire to take on the Star Trek franchise, telling Vulture in 2015, "I'm not really interested in doing a sci-fi film, but there's one thing in particular that I would be interested in".
So, where did Tarantino's potential Star Trek gig come from? "You could take some of the classic Star Trek episodes and easily expand them to 90 minutes or more and really do some incredible, wonderful stuff".
Florida State lands Willie Taggart as new coach
He has helped his teams become bowl-eligible in four of those seasons, including three straight between South Florida and Oregon. In Taggart's lone season he led the Ducks to a 7-5 record overall and berth in the Las Vegas Bowl.
Abrams, who is now working on "Star Wars: Episode IX", directed the 2009 reboot "Star Trek" and the 2013 sequel "Star Trek Into Darkness".
Quentin Tarantino is ready to explore odd new worlds. Moving beyond this stage would require a great deal of work before Paramount would consider greenlighting the project.
If the project comes to fruition, it will be the first time that Tarantino - best known for his violent dramas Pulp Fiction and Reservoir Dogs - has worked on a mainstream film franchise.
International Olympic Committee bans Russian Federation from 2018 Olympics over doping
Russian President Vladimir Putin has previously said it would be humiliating for his country to compete without national symbols. The IOC also imposed lifetime Olympic ban on Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko, organizer of soccer's 2018 World Cup.