Pulp Fiction (1994)
Vanity Fair reports that a source who was trying out for the movie has read the script and it does include the recently deceased Charles Manson and the murders that he ordered, but as a background element tied together by Sharon Tate,
Vanity Fair reports the official synopsis as follows: “Set in Los Angeles in the summer of 1969, Tarantino’s upcoming movie focuses on a male TV actor who’s had one hit series and is looking for a way to get into the film business. His sidekick—who’s also his stunt double—is looking for the same thing.
Now that Sony Pictures has emerged as the victor to finance and distribute the film, which will cost around $100 million, we’re starting to get more details on the project. It’s been known that Margot Robbie is being sought for the role of Sharon Tate, and Deadline reports there are two male lead roles, with Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, and Leonardo DiCaprio all having discussions with Tarantino. Thanks to Vanity Fair, it’s now been revealed what
Tempting as it might be to blame the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for this particular screw-up, it was the film’s distributor, Universal, that chose to submit “Get Out” for Best Comedy or Musical, doing so without Peele’s knowledge. That accounts
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Studio chief Tom Rothman pushed aggressively for the project, working with his top deputy Sanford Panitch and marketing and distribution chief Josh Greenstein to court the “Pulp Fiction” director, and selling Tarantino on the studio’s ability to market the picture and roll it out internationally.
Tarantino drove a hard bargain, however, and some studios balked at his deal terms. The picture, set in 1969, involves the Charles Manson family murders. It is rumored to have a budget of nearly $100 million and Tarantino is demanding first dollar gross, meaning he gets a taste of the studio’s pre-tax revenues. He also receives final cut. That scared
Following multiple allegations of sexual harassment and abuse against Harvey Weinstein, Tarantino announced he would be parting ways with his former studio. Every major studio besides Disney was reportedly in the mix to become Tarantino’s new home, with Paramount, Sony, and Warner Bros. emerging as the final three contenders on November 14.
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Tarantino’s ninth film is still untitled but it’s set in 1969 and has something to do with the Manson family murders. Deadline reported that the script hews closely to “Pulp Fiction.” One of the stories is expected to focus on Sharon Tate,
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The project is currently untitled and will be set in 1969. The script reportedly hews closely to the multi-narrative story structure Tarantino used for “Pulp Fiction,” with one of the stories expected to focus on Sharon Tate. The director has reportedly met with Margot Robbie for the role. Rumors have been swirling for months that the
With the script being shopped around to major studios following Tarantino’s decision to end his career long association with The Weinstein Company, news such as this, along with the rumour that the director is chasing Margot Robbie for Sharon Tate, will surely add a few extra zeros to the market value. Every major backer, except Disney, will be mulling over the script this week.
Deadline also play down any worries that the material will be too macabre for the mainstream, or that the directors predilection for excessive gore might be distasteful considering the subject matter,
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The film is set in Los Angeles in the late ’60s and early ’70s with a ‘script akin to Inglourious Basterds‘. It is thought that the Charles Manson murders are featured in the script but potentially not the key aspect of the story.
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Today’s article over at Deadline says that a number of key actors have bee spoken
Along with Margot Robbie as Sharon Tate, Quentin Tarantino is reportedly eyeing Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio for the two male lead roles, with this latest report today adding that Tom Cruise has been added into the mix. This report from Deadline also adds that producer David Heyman, best
Paramount, Sony, and Warner Bros. have emerged as the three finalists for the project, Variety has learned. It’s possible, of course, that a dark horse candidate could still emerge. Each of the three studios heard Tarantino’s pitch, with Warners engaging in some splashy wooing in hopes of landing the film. When Tarantino arrived at the studio’s Burbank lot, he found the circular entrance in front of the administration building adorned with cars from the late 1960s. The Warner Bros. logo circa 1969 was on the marquee outside the studio, and the executive conference room was outfitted with vintage furniture from the era and mock posters for the movie. Much of Tarantino’s film unfolds in August
Quentin Tarantino recently spoke with Indiewire where he revealed that the movie is not about Charles Manson, which comes as a disappointment to some. Instead the director said that the movie is about 1969, which will more than likely focus on Charles Manson for at least a few scenes. 1969 was a tumultuous year for the
Mastriona comes to Miramax with a lengthy background in creative advertising and marketing from her tenure at Paramount Pictures, where she was an exec VP. Mastriona will be joining Miramax following its new focus toward growing its footprint with creative storytellers across a substantial production platform.
“Amy’s distinct skill set in creative advertising makes her a perfect selection to lead our decision making and development process,” CEO Bill Block said. “She understands the ever-changing audience base and will be instrumental in bringing Miramax’s production to a wide variety of global audiences. I couldn’t be happier to have Amy join the Miramax team and contribute in our mission to create high quality content.”
Mastriona joined Paramount in 2009 and has overseen the creative campaigns for more than 40 films, including the “Paranormal Activity,” “Transformers,” “Mission: Impossible,” and “Star Trek” franchises, along with “Selma,” “Arrival,” and “Daddy’s Home.”
In a recent interview with The New York Times, the actress slammed the film industry, admitting that she spent her early career trying “to be decent and work hard” but instead was met with “contempt and dismissiveness toward women of all kinds.”
“A great cinema role comes along a few times. Maybe for some people, more often. But not everybody,” Thurman, 47, said.
Her words come on the heels of the flood of sexual misconduct allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, who produced seven Thurman films including her Oscar-nominated role
The world’s top protection agent (Reynolds) is called upon to guard the life of his mortal enemy,
A hard rain is about to fall on a small town in Southern China. In a desperate attempt to find money to save his fiancée’s failed plastic surgery, Xiao Zhang, a mere driver, steals a bag containing a million yuan from his gangster boss. News of the robbery spreads fast within the town and, over the course of one night, everyone starts looking for Xiao Zhang and his money. Liu Jian delivers a whirlwind neo-noir, cementing his place as a pioneering force in independent Chinese animation. Indiewire enthuses: “If Quentin Tarantino remade ‘Pulp Fiction’ as an animated movie set in modern-day China,
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