The Hateful Eight release date has yet to be revealed but, rest assured the once cancelled Western themed film is now a go! While no confirmed cast has yet to be announced, Samuel L.
Jackson and Kurt Russell are reportedly in the line up.
“Escape From New York” star had previously spilled the beans saying that Tarantino will be pursuing with the project and the Western themed film could start production early next year.
Russell revealed to My Fox Philly, while promoting The Battered Bastards of Baseball documentary saying: “I’ve got a couple of projects [coming up] …
there’s a Tarantino project called Hateful Eight that looks like it may go somewhere around the beginning of the year.” Quentin Tarantino on the other hand made the announcement of resuming “The Hateful Eight” movie at Comic-Con.
The Collider reported that when Tarantino was directly asked by a fan if he’ll still pursue with the project, the award winning director hesitated to answer at first but eventually said, “Yeah – We’re going to be doing ‘The Hateful Eight.'” Meanwhile, “Hunger Games Mockingjay” star Jennifer Lawrence is rumored to be included in the lineup according to Collider blog.
However, this was soon debunked by The Wrap’s Jeff Sneider in his Twitter account posting: “JENNIFER LAWRENCE’s publicist on HATEFUL EIGHT reports: “Despite internet rumors, her reps have confirmed she’s not doing this project.” Most recently, Viggo Mortesen of “The Lord Of The Rings” is also being rumored to be in talks with QT to star in his upcoming film.
According to NY Daily News , “Viggo Mortensen at the Greenwich Hotel in Tribeca.
According to the eagle-eyed hotel guest, the pair had what appeared to be scripts in front of them and seemed to be discussing characters.
The ‘Reservoir Dogs’ filmmaker was overheard enthusing to Mortensen about a ‘ruthless gang leader’ role.” In other news while, the main reason for Quentin Tarantino to previously scrap the film was because of the leaked script, another incident somehow related to it has occurred.
A moviegoer watching “Sin City” 2 has uploaded a teaser trailer from Tarantino’s next movie at YouTube.
Watch Here: While, the movie has yet to start filming and the teaser may not include any vital information about the film, it does however include the name of “The Hateful Eight” characters.
Major Marquis Warren “The Bounty Hunter” John Ruth “The Hangman” Daisy Domergue “The Prisoner” Chris Mannix “The Sheriff” Bob “The Mexican” Oswaldo Mobray “The Little Man” Joe Gage “The Cow Puncher” General Sandy Smithers “The Confederate” Are you excited to hear more about “The Hateful Eight” script, cast, release date, spoilers and other updates? Sound off in the comments section below.