First Image From The Hateful Eight Revealed



After Pulp Fiction changed the indie film game forever, Quentin Tarantino took a long time with his follow-up, Jackie Brown, which was largely dismissed at the time, but it was a terrific gem of a movie that was a nice left turn from his usual fare. Many wrote Tarantino off, but he finally came back with the Kill Bill films, along with Inglorious Basterds and Django Unchained.

Now he’s got The Hateful Eight coming later this year, and it made the cover of Entertainment Weekly. In the latest issue, which gives a preview of the fall, Tarantino said his latest “has more of a Western Iceman Cometh kind of vibe about it.” And much of it takes place in a room, much like Reservoir Dogs was set up almost like a stage play in a warehouse.

“A bunch of guys in a room who can’t trust each other,” Tarantino continued. “That wasn’t a marching order when I sat down to write the script, but pretty quickly I realized this is kind of a nice coming-full-circle.”

The Hateful Eight stars Samuel Jackson (surprised?), Kurt Russell, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Bruce Dern and Jennifer Jason Leigh, and it’s currently scheduled for a November 13 release date.



David Konow

David Konow has been a writer for far too long. He has written for Deadline, Indiewire, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, The Wrap, Tom's Games, and many others. He has also authored three books: Bang Your Head (Three Rivers Press), and Reel Terror (St Martins).


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