Right on the heels of finding a buyer in Sony Pictures for his "# 9" film – after the downfall of Harvey Weinstein and The Weinstein Company – sources tell Deadline that Quentin Tarantino has a idea for his spin on… yep, Star Trek.

This would mark the only time the director has tackled a franchise aside from a few episodes of CSI that he directed.

Reportedly, Tarantino told the idea to J.J. Abrams and Paramount, who have assembled an army of writers to attempt to make it into something – perhaps with Tarantino directing, Abrams producing.

Stay with The 405 for more on this as we hear it.