Quentin Tarantino Has Never Seen All of Oliver Stone’s Version of His ‘Natural Born Killers’
Quentin Tarantino’s disdain for “Natural Born Killers,” the movie Oliver Stone made from the script he sold to the director, has become well-known in the 27 years since it was released.
Though still the story of psychopathic killers Mickey and Mallory Knox (Woody Harrelson and Juliette Lewis), the script was heavily revised by Stone, along with screenwriter David Veloz, and associate producer Richard Rutowski, with Tarantino ending up with a story credit.In a recent, wide-ranging podcast interview with “Billions” co-creator and showrunner Brian Koppelman (director of 2009’s “Solitary Man”), Tarantino opened up about his negative feelings toward the film, which were first prompted by Koppelman himself.
(Via The Playlist.)Koppelman said he “hated it so much because what you ended up doing with Honey Bunny [in ‘Pulp Fiction’], the crime as a sacrament of love, is in your script of ‘Natural Born Killers.’ In fact, it’s what the whole fucking thing
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