From: Obveeus <Obveeus@aol.com>
Subject: Re: "Star Trek" movie will be rated R, narrowing down writers
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Subject: Re: "Star Trek" movie will be rated R, narrowing down writers
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On 12/7/2017 5:46 PM, David wrote:
> On Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 4:22:23 PM UTC-5, Obveeus wrote:
>> On 12/7/2017 3:59 PM, David wrote:
>>>
http://deadline.com/2017/12/quentin-tarantino-star-trek-r-rating-ma...
>>>
>>> Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Star Trek’ Will Be R-Rated: ‘The Revenant’s Mark
>>
>> I'll believe it when I see it.  Even if they try to go that route, I'm
>> predicting right now that it will be PG-13 with an 'unrated Director's Cut'.
> 
> Interesting that Tarantino at his most mainstream does as well as the recent "Star Trek."
> 
> "Inglorious Basterds" - $200 million foreign, $320 million worldwide
> "Django Unchained" - $262 million foreign, $425 million worldwide
> 
> "Star Trek" - $128 million foreign, $385 million worldwide
> "Star Trek 2" - $238 million foreign, $467 million worldwide
> "Star Trek 3" - $184 million foreign, $343 million worldwide
> 
> If it performs like "Star Trek" in U.S. and Tarantino movie in other countries maybe it's worth a
shot on a reasonable budget.

Judging from the numbers you posted above, it looks like Tarantino 
doesn't do well outside the US...and this is compared with STAR TREK, a 
franchise known for its relative inability to reach a worldwide audience.