Tarantino Plans ‘Hollywood’ Stage Play Before Directing Final Movie, Which Won’t Be for ‘A While’

Quentin Tarantino’s last directorial effort isn’t going to happen for a while as he continues to expand his Oscar winner “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” into other mediums.

The director’s “Hollywood” novelization is now available for purchase (and an instant bestseller on the Amazon book charts), and he confirmed during an interview on “The Big Picture” podcast (via /Film) that next up for “Hollywood” is a stage play adaptation.“Believe it or not, I’ve written a play version of [‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’],” Tarantino said.

“I wanted to write a play, and stuff that’s not in the book…I wanted it to exist as a play.

And again, I’m able to explore stuff that’s not in the [movie].

The play deals with Italy.”Tarantino wrote the stage play adaptation in the “six or seven months” after he wrote the first draft of the movie.

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