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Samuel L. Jackson Boards Retired Hitman Movie

Samuel L. Jackson is coming on board an untitled action movie, portraying a hitman coming out of retirement.The project is a return to familiar turf for Jackson, who played the title character in “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” and memorably portrayed gangster Jules Winnfield in “Pulp Fiction,” receiving a best supporting actor nomination for the role.Endeavor Content […]

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Harvey Keitel Was Originally Set To Star In ‘King Of New York’ Says Tarantino

Turns out Quentin Tarantino wasn’t done telling “what if?” Hollywood stories. After telling the tale of how he nearly cast Laurence Fishburne in the role of Jules in “Pulp Fiction” and how him not getting it may have lead to Fishburne missing out on “Die Hard: With A Vengeance,” and how he originally considered Paul […]

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Oscars 2020: Best Original Screenplay Predictions

Quentin Tarantino has the upper hand in the Best Original Screenplay race. The groundswell started with the upbeat reception for Tarantino’s ninth feature opus “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” at Cannes, a Charles Manson-inflected 1969 Los Angeles fable starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt. The auteur hit yet another original creation out of the […]

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Greta Gerwig Brings Quentin Tarantino to Tears With Emotional Tribute at Palm Springs Gala

In presenting Quentin Tarantino with the Director of the Year award at the 31st Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Awards Gala Thursday night, Greta Gerwig spoke about the profound impact the filmmaker has had on her life, from longingly staring at a video store copy of “Pulp Fiction” as a kid to choosing […]

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ViacomCBS Nears Deal for Minority Stake in Miramax (Exclusive)

ViacomCBS is close to a deal to buy a minority stake in Miramax, according to two individuals with knowledge of the talks.The pact could be finalized as early as Friday. The investment is said to be in the neighborhood of $100 million. As part of the arrangement, ViacomCBS will have the right to distribute Miramax’s […]

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‘Birds of Prey’ is ‘Pulp Fiction’ Meets ‘Rashomon’ With an Unreliable Narrator, Says Director Cathy Yan [Set Visit]

Warner Bros. and DC’s upcoming Birds of Prey is an ensemble piece with Margot Robbie‘s Harley Quinn serving as the center of attention. But it’s important to remember that Harley is a little deranged, and since this movie is being told from her perspective, it’s probably not wise to take everything you see as the […]

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Viacom/Paramount Bail From Negotiations for Miramax Film Library (Exclusive)

Viacom and Paramount Pictures have called off negotiations to acquire the Miramax film library, multiple insiders familiar with the talks told Variety.The media company and studio sent a letter today to Miramax owners beIN Media Group, which acquired the indie company in 2016, retracting their interest in further pursuing a deal. A spokesman for Viacom […]

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Tarantino Offered Michael Madsen ‘Pulp Fiction’ and He Doesn’t Regret Turning It Down

Rumor has long had it that Quentin Tarantino’s first choice for the role of Vincent Vega in “Pulp Fiction” was Michael Madsen. The two had worked together in “Reservoir Dogs,” which starred Madsen as Vic Vega (aka Mr. Blonde) and put him front and center in the film’s iconic ear-severing torture scene set to Steelers […]

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Michael Madsen Says He Passed On John Travolta’s ‘Pulp Fiction’ Role & Says Actor Is A “Huge Reason” The Film Works

Of Quentin Tarantino’s first eight films that are covered in the upcoming doc “QT8,” perhaps “Pulp Fiction” is the one that film fans hold in the highest regard. After the breakout success of “Reservoir Dogs,” “Pulp Fiction” firmly cemented Tarantino as one of the most exciting voices in Hollywood, as well as the guy that […]

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Viacom Becomes Frontrunner for Miramax Stake, Lionsgate Exits Bidding

Viacom has become the frontrunner to buy a stake in Miramax Films while Lionsgate has dropped out of the process, informed sources said Wednesday.The developments were first reported by Bloomberg, which said talks are ongoing about a possible deal for at least $100 million. The companies did not respond to requests for comment.Such a deal […]

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