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Variety casting news bring Inglorious confusion

Variety casting news bring Inglorious confusion

Just as we reported that Diane Kruger is in negotiations to co-star in Inglorious Bastards, Variety now reports she’s been cast (!?), and they also report that Christoph Waltz, a well-known German television actor is set...

Diane Kruger is von Hammersmark in Inglorious Bastards

Diane Kruger is von Hammersmark in Inglorious Bastards

[Update: A full and more accurate quote of Ms Kruger sais “I just received a call from Quentin Tarantino, asking me to be in his next movie.” She is currently in negotiations, but has not signed...

Daniel Brühl is Hans Landa, villian in Inglorious Bastards

Daniel Brühl is Hans Landa, villian in Inglorious Bastards

As we’ve reported earlier, rising German star actor Daniel Brühl has been cast in Inglorious Bastards. Now the Berliner Kurier, a local paper, writes that he might in fact have been cast as the main villian...

More clarification on German and Japanese Grindhouse DVDs

More clarification on German and Japanese Grindhouse DVDs

As we reported earlier, the upcoming German DVD release of Grindhouse will be in a 1.85:1 format, which means Death Proof (which was shot in open-matte Super35mm or something, I guess) will be slightly more ‘open’...

Goodbye Lenin star on board Tarantino’s Bastards

Goodbye Lenin star on board Tarantino’s Bastards

Goodbye Lenin star Daniel Brühl was quoted in the German tabloid magazine Bunte (rough translation), that he was tremendously happy about the role and that he would have been very disappointed if he hadn’t gotten the...

Full Hell Ride soundtrack track listing available

Full Hell Ride soundtrack track listing available

Thanks to one of our forum members, we can now provide you with the full track list of Hell Ride‘s kicking soundtrack. Click here (unfortunately a CD is still nowhere to be seen)

Early Inglorious Bastards teaser poster leaked?

Early Inglorious Bastards teaser poster leaked?

Today, the internets have washed ashore something that I would very cautiously describe as a potentially real but early draft test print-out (can I say this anymore cautiously?) of an Inglorious Bastards teaser poster. I’ve attached...

B.J. Novak a confirmed Basterd

B.J. Novak a confirmed Basterd

According to AICN, B.J. – and I still think that is a susceptible-to-cheap-jokes first name – Novak has signed the contract for co-starring as one of the Inglorious Bastards. We’ll keep you posted about further casting...

German Grindhouse DVD available for pre-order

German Grindhouse DVD available for pre-order

That groovy 6-Disc edition of Grindhouse in Japan still bears a somewhat hefty price, so all you importers might want to consider  taking a look at the upcoming German 2-Disc Limited Collector’s Edition that will hit...

Those cute Tarantino babies

Those cute Tarantino babies

There will be something in my mail next week which I can only describe as “aw cute”. It is a T-shirt designed by artist Blair Sayer that features characters from Quentin Tarantino‘s movies as children on...

Fassbender replacing Pegg?

Fassbender replacing Pegg?

Variety reports today that German actor Michael Fassbender, known to many for his “then we’ll fight in the shade” role in 300 (the adaptation of Frank Miller’s graphic novel with the uber-sexy Spartan queen…), is “in...

Exaggeration alert – Or don’t jump the gun on German film critics

Exaggeration alert – Or don’t jump the gun on German film critics

The film isn’t even in the can, it hasn’t even been cast yet, and already there’s a gazillion of websites quoting one (!!) German film critic, or one (!!) article in a respectable German newspaper about...

Did you know…

Did you know…

…that Amazon sells an art reprint of the popular 2004 “Goddess and the Geek” Rolling Stone Magazine issue with Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman on the cover? I didn’t know you could buy that sort of...

Simon Pegg drops out of Inglorious Bastards

Simon Pegg drops out of Inglorious Bastards

This just in, Simon Pegg announces on his personal Myspace blog that scheduling difficulties make it impossible for him to work on Inglorious Bastards. Sad news for Peggster fans, and Quentin needs to find a replacement…....

The sound of Hell Ride

The sound of Hell Ride

Usually, you’d see the soundtrack CD of a new movie in stores weeks before the movie comes out. That is – unfortunately – not the case with Hell Ride. A deal with Decca Records seems not...

Krumholtz out, Samm Levine in with the Bastards

Krumholtz out, Samm Levine in with the Bastards

AICN reports that Samm Levine is joining the cast of Inglorious Bastards as one of Aldo’s men, while David Krumholtz, who was rumored to be in the movie, will not join the cast. Levine is a...