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The Hateful Eight: Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight will be charging into select theaters in 70mm on December 25 before opening wide on January 8, 2016. The director claims it will be "the funniest snow Western ever made," and for evidence, we have the first look at Kurt Russell and Samuel L. Jackson, just part of an ensemble cast that includes Jennifer Jason Leigh, Michael Madsen, and Bruce Dern. [EW.com] The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2: Jennifer Lawrence and Elizabeth Banks are featured in a new image from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2. The warrior and the stylist are seen in a rare moment of quiet contemplation. The final installment of the series also stars Natalie Dormer, Gwendoline Christie, Michelle Forbes, and Donald Sutherland; it...
- Peter Martin
Entertainment Weekly has unveiled a new photo from Quentin Tarantino's upcoming "The Hateful Eight" western, giving us a look at Kurt Russell and Samuel L Jackson. Check it out below. Plot: Set in snowy Wyoming a few years after the Civil War, the film focuses on the tension among a group of people trapped after a blizzard diverts a stagecoach from its route. The group includes a competing pair of bounty hunters, a renegade Confederate soldier and a female prisoner in a saloon. The film co-stars Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Walton Goggins, Bruce Dern, Demian Bichir and, possibly, Channing Tatum. It will hit select theaters on December 25th and then get a wide release on January 8th, 2016. Photo: (click to enlarge) »
The Pulp Fiction director will be taking over Hall H on Saturday, July 11 at 1:30 p.m. to talk about his ambitious 19th-century tale of eight dangerous people holed up during a blizzard and to show off footage from the upcoming western. Comic-Con’s go-to moderator Chris Hardwick will emcee the proceedings, which will also include appearances from unspecified members of the cast.
In The Hateful Eight, set six or eight or twelve years after the Civil War, a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. The passengers, bounty hunter John Ruth (Kurt Russell) and his fugitive Daisy »
- Michelle McCue
Following the first Hateful Eight photos that debuted back in May, Entertainment Weekly has released a new photo from director Quentin Tarantino's Western, which is set for release on Christmas Day. The photo gives us a better look at bounty hunter John Ruth, played by Kurt Russell, who is seen taking aim at an unspecified enemy from a stagecoach, which Samuel L. Jackson's Major Marquis Warren is also riding in. The director reveals that his movie is the "funniest snow Western" in cinematic history.
"I can definitely say that as bleak as our movie is, we are definitely the funniest snow Western ever made. This is funnier than The Great Silence, it's funnier than Day of the Outlaw. Oh, yeah, funnier than McCabe & Mrs. Miller."
Kurt Russell plays bounty hunter John Ruth, while Samuel L. Jackson is playing Major Marquis Warren. Both are definitely the kinds of guys you don’t want to end up stranded with – but that’s exactly what happens in the film, when a blizzard traps Ruth and Warren in a stagecoach stopover with an assortment of other rogues. Bloodshed ensues, but Tarantino assures the mag that there’s some humor on screen, too:
- Isaac Feldberg
Ahead of its panel at the San Diego Comic-Con International next weekend, a new image has arrived online from Quentin Tarantino’s western The Hateful Eight, which gives us a new look at Kurt Russell and Samuel L. Jackson. Check it out here via EW…
See Also: More images from The Hateful Eight
In The Hateful Eight, set six or eight or twelve years after the Civil War, a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. The passengers, bounty hunter John Ruth (Russell) and his fugitive Daisy Domergue (Leigh), race towards the town of Red Rock where Ruth, known in these parts as “The Hangman,” will bring Domergue to justice. Along the road, they encounter two strangers: Major Marquis Warren (Jackson), a black former union soldier turned infamous bounty hunter, and Chris Mannix (Goggins), a southern renegade who claims to be the town’s new Sheriff. Losing their lead on the blizzard, »
- Gary Collinson
We've still got a little more than a week to go until Quentin Tarantino and the cast show off new material from The Hateful Eight at the film's San Diego Comic-Con panel, but in the meantime, how about another new image? EW just shared a shot of Kurt Russell as bounty hunter John Ruth and Samuel L. Jackson as Major Marquis Warren as well as a quote from Tarantino regarding the humor in the film: “I can definitely say that as bleak as our movie is, we are definitely the funniest snow Western ever made. This is funnier than The Great Silence, it’s funnier than Day of the Outlaw.” Tarantino also explained how shows like The Virginian and Bonanza influenced the film: “You wait the whole episode to find out, ‘Are they a good guy or are they a bad guy?’ So I thought, ‘What if I did a »
- Perri Nemiroff
As if there weren’t already an overwhelming number of amazing TV show and movie previews, cast panels and Q&As at this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego, it has just been announced that The Weinstein Co. has now added a panel for the highly anticipated revenge western The Hateful Eight. Attendees of Comic-Con International have yet another reason to get excited as the film’s writer-director Quentin Tarantino and some yet-to-be determined cast members are also expected to make appearances.
According to Variety, the panel will be moderated by Nerdist’s Chris Hardwick and will take place on Saturday, July 11 at 1:30 p.m. in Hall H. Tarantino will deliver fans an exclusive look at his forthcoming film, after which he will take part in a Q&A session with the cast, where they will discuss the film’s production, its upcoming roadshow release and the film’s 70mm format. »
- William Fanelli
The Weinstein Company announced today that Academy Award winning writer/director Quentin Tarantino and the cast of his upcoming feature The Hateful Eight are set to make a huge splash at this year's San Diego Comic-Con. The beloved director and actors behind his hotly anticipated Christmas Day release will appear in a Hall H panel on Saturday, July 11th at 1:30pm. The presentation will include a discussion with Quentin Tarantino and the cast about the production, its upcoming roadshow release, the glorious 70mm format that it will be released in, and an exclusive premiere of footage from the film. The panel will be moderated by Chris Hardwick of Nerdist.
TWC will release The Hateful Eight in select theaters on December 25, 2015 with an exclusive two-week roadshow opening in 70mm. Following the two-week engagement, the film will open with a digital theatrical release nationwide on January 8, 2016, while continuing to be shown in 70mm as well. »
Exclusive: The distributor is believed to be close to an Australian deal for Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming Western as the director and cast prepare to hit Comic-Con next month.
While the film’s international sales agent and Us distributor The Weinstein Company (TWC) did not return calls to comment on the Village Roadshow development, sources said the deal was likely to close imminently.
As Screendaily previously reported exclusively, Snd M6 Group will release The Hateful Eight in France, eOne Benelux Bv in Benelux and PVR Pictures in India.
Universum has subsequently confirmed it will release the film in Germany, while speculation is mounting that Entertainment will announce a UK deal.
All releases will take place in early 2016 after TWC launches The Hateful Eight in the Us in a limited 70mm theatrical run prior to wider digital theatrical rollout on January 8 2016. The film will continue to screen in the Us in 70mm at select venues.
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- email@example.com (Jeremy Kay)
If it ain't broke, don't fix it. Harvey Weinstein is allowing Quentin Tarantino to take a break from the editing room on "The Hateful Eight" in order to share some footage with the Hall H hordes at San Diego Comic-Con (July 9-12). They did the same thing with western "Django Unchained," which went on to score $425 million worldwide after it opened on Christmas Day 2012, five Oscar nominations and two wins, for Tarantino's original screenplay and supporting actor Christoph Waltz. Surprisingly, Waltz is not in this one. Instead, Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Demian Bichir, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen and Bruce Dern are expected to appear at 1:30 Pm on July 11th in Hall H, where moderator Chris Hardwicke will welcome the cast and Tarantino to talk about the 70 mm holiday release and exclusive premiere footage from the film. This is welcome news in a year »
- Anne Thompson
The panel will take place in a Hall H panel on Saturday, July 11, at 1:30 p.m. and will include a discussion with Tarantino and the cast about the production, its upcoming roadshow release, the glorious 70mm format in which it will be released and an exclusive premiere of footage from the film.
The panel will be moderated by Chris Hardwick of Nerdist.
TWC is releasing the pic on December 25 with an exclusive two-week roadshow opening in 70mm. Following the two-week engagement, the film will open with a digital theatrical release nationwide on January 8, 2016, while continuing to be shown in 70mm as well.
- Justin Kroll
Quentin Tarantino and the cast of “The Hateful Eight” will appear at San Diego Comic-Con next month for a panel at Hall H. The panel, moderated by Chris Hardwick will discuss the movie, its production, the upcoming roadshow release and its 70mm format. Audiences will also get to view exclusive footage from the film. Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Demian Bichir, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen and Bruce Dern star in Tarantino’s Western, set in the years following the Civil war. Also Read: Quentin Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight' to Open Christmas Day Exclusively in 70mm The film, »
- Reid Nakamura
"...set after the Civil War, a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. The passengers, bounty hunter 'John Ruth' (Kurt Russell) and his fugitive 'Daisy Domergue' (Jennifer Jason Leigh) race towards the town of 'Red Rock' where Ruth, known in these parts as 'The Hangman', will bring Domergue to justice.
"Along the road, they encounter strangers 'Major Marquis Warren' (Samuel L. Jackson), a black former union soldier turned bounty hunter and 'Chris Mannix' (Walton Goggins), a southern renegade who claims to be the town’s new Sheriff.
"Losing their lead on the blizzard, Ruth, Domergue, Warren and Mannix seek refuge at 'Minnie's Haberdashery', a stagecoach stopover on a mountain pass. When they arrive at Minnie’s, they »
- Michael Stevens
Sneak Peek the official synopsis of writer/director Quentin Tarantino's new western feature "The Hateful Eight", on the news the film will premiere December 25, 2015 in 70mm format, followed by a wide release January 8, 2016:
Cast confirmed includes Channing Tatum, Demian Bicher, Bruce Dern, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Madsen, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, James Remar, Amber Tamblyn, Walton Goggins, Tim Roth and Zoe Bell.
"...years after the Us 'Civil War', a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. The passengers, bounty hunter 'John Ruth' (Russell) and his fugitive 'Daisy Domergue' (Leigh), race towards the town of 'Red Rock' where Ruth, known in these parts as 'The Hangman' will bring Domergue to justice.
"Along the road, they encounter two strangers: 'Major Marquis Warren' (Jackson), a black former union soldier turned infamous bounty hunter and 'Chris Mannix' (Goggins), a southern renegade who claims to be the town’s new Sheriff. »
- Michael Stevens
The Weinstein Co is debuting The Hateful Eight with a special 70mm film print on Christmas Day 2015.
Viggo Mortensen: 'I wish Tarantino's Hateful Eight had worked out'
A wider digital release is planned to roll out in more cinemas beginning on January 8, 2016.
The Hateful Eight has been shrouded in secrecy since Tarantino confirmed its production would go ahead in spite of a script leak.
Set in post-Civil War Wyoming, the film follows eight travellers who are brought together during a massive blizzard.
The title characters will be played by Kurt Russell, Bruce Dern, Michael Madsen, Demián Bichir, Walton Goggins, Tim Roth, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Samuel L Jackson, with Channing Tatum and Zoë Bell also appearing.
A live script reading for the movie was held last year in Hollywood following the leak, »
The Weinstein Company has announced that Quentin Tarantino’s hotly-anticipated Western The Hateful Eight is set for a limited 70mm format release in the States from Christmas Day, before opening digitally nationwide from January 8th.
See Also: First images from The Hateful Eight
The Hateful Eight will open on Christmas alongside Will Smith’s Concussion, Oliver Stone’s Snowden and the Point Break remake. Meanwhile, all four new arrivals will have to compete with Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which arrives a week earlier on December 18th.
In The Hateful Eight, set six or eight or twelve years after the Civil War, a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. The passengers, bounty hunter John Ruth (Russell) and his fugitive Daisy Domergue (Leigh), race towards the town of Red Rock where Ruth, known in these parts as “The Hangman,” will bring Domergue to justice. Along the road, they encounter »
- Gary Collinson
The Weinstein Company (TWC) has unveiled its plans for the distribution of Quentin Tarantino’s next film.
The Hateful Eight will premiere in 70mm on December 25 in the Us as part of an exclusive two-week roadshow in select theatres.
The Civil War era ensemble about a group of dangerous characters holed up in a tavern during a blizzard will then go on nationwide release in today’s more conventional digital theatrical format on January 8 2016.
During this time it will continue to play in 70mm in what TWC brass claim will be the widest of its kind for the format in more than two decades.
TWC distributed Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master in 70mm in 2012. The company, along with Tarantino and a coterie of unnamed directors and studios, says it has negotiated deals with Kodak to continue production of 70mm and other film formats to honour the vision of those filmmakers who wish to use it.
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jeremy Kay)
Easily my most anticipated film of 2015 is Quentin Tarantino's latest The Hateful Eight. I may or may not have read that leaked first draft of the script, and if I did, I would say it was pretty terrific. It also does not hurt that Tarantino pushed for 70mm both in production and distribution. And we have been twiddling our thumbs, waiting to know when exactly we'd get to see this film. Well, we can now go over to our calendars and circle a day. Like his 2012 western Django Unchained, we will see The Hateful Eight on Christmas Day, Dec. 25. That is if your local cinema projects 70mm film. Luckily, I am one of those people. If you do not have this kind of projection around you, you will have to wait until Jan. 8, 2016 for the nationwide digital release. That is a surprising length of time between the two releases. »
- Mike Shutt
The Weinstein Company has slotted Quentin Tarantino’s latest genre-romp The Hateful Eight for a Christmas Day opening, exclusively in the high-resolution 70mm format, before opening the movie in more standard “digital” resolutions nationwide on January 8.
Tarantino shot The Hateful Eight on 65mm film with plans from the get-go to deliver the largest-scale 70mm projection release in decades. Though 70mm projectors are rare nowadays, seeing as theaters skew more digital, the director will be traveling to 50 theaters to personally retrofit them to correctly project the pic.
The Christmas Day opening is in line with his strategy of personally delivering the projectors so as to reward the theaters willing to take a stab at the high-resolution format.
Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Demian Bichir, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Zoe Bell and Bruce Dern all star in The Hateful Eight, which kicks off as a motley crew »
- Isaac Feldberg
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