Quentin Tarantino is knee-deep into prepping The Film Critic, his tenth and supposed closing movie. The new package deal first leaked into the press round a yr in the past, however it’s now beginning to come collectively. In keeping with Deadline, Brad Pitt could be part of the film, although they couldn’t verify if he shall be taking part in the lead.
The story is about in 1977, and is “based mostly on a man who actually lived, however was by no means actually well-known, and he used to write down film opinions for a porno rag.” Tarantino’s first job as an adolescent was loading up merchandising machines with porn magazines and taking the quarters out of the money dispenser. He informed Deadline final yr that he as soon as began to learn a selected rag with a somewhat fascinating film web page, the place a critic that Tarantino appreciated wrote snarky opinions.
Rumors from final yr had the lead of the movie as a 35-year-old, which might rule out Pitt. Nevertheless, in response to Deadline, Tarantino spent an enormous a part of final yr rewriting the script, which is partly why we haven’t heard a lot about it since then (mixed with the Hollywood strikes, in fact). Tarantino additionally lives in Israel, so current world occasions might need been made a precedence over making his film.
Then there’s the difficulty of who’s backing the movie. Whereas he couldn’t verify it, Deadline‘s Mike Fleming Jr. speculates that Sony Photos shall be as soon as once more distributing a Tarantino movie, after doing good by him on As soon as Upon a Time In Hollywood. This being Tarantino’s final movie, it’s been broadly speculated that he shall be lining up fairly a killer lineup of actors who wish to work with him one final time. Brad Pitt, who labored with him in Inglorious Basterds and received an Oscar for As soon as Upon a Time In Hollywood, would fall beneath that class.
Nevertheless, as The Hollywood Reporter famous, Pitt is tied up with Apple’s Method 1 pic for a great chunk of the yr — which is itself stunning contemplating the film has been in manufacturing within the UK for months now. Deadline says The Film Critic could be concentrating on a 2025 launch, so filming must start this fall.
Count on extra information on this entrance within the coming weeks.
Miguel Fernández is a Spanish pupil that has films as his second ardour in life. His favourite film of all time is The Lord of the Rings, however he’s additionally an enormous Star Wars fan. Nevertheless, fantasy films should not his solely cup of tea, as authors like Scorsese, Fincher, Kubrick or Hitchcock have been an obsession for him since he began to know the language of filmmaking. He’s that man who will watch a black and white film, simply because it’s in black and white.