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Kurt Russell says he's filming Quentin Tarantino's 'The Hateful Eight' next year

2014 will go down in history as the year Quentin Tarantino almost made The Hateful Eight.

The filmmaker was bullish about filming another western after his Oscar winning hit Django Unchained—but after a script leak and an ensuing lawsuit against Gawker, Tarantino seemed to cool on the idea. But at a live read of the Hateful Eight script, he announced that he was in the process of redrafting the screenplay–presumably adding in a character named Dick “The Gawker” Nenton, who suffers various horrific-but-hilarious limb-removal procedures. READ FULL STORY

Quentin Tarantino wants to recut 'Django Unchained' as a four-hour miniseries

Django Unchained may have hit theaters in 2012, but that doesn’t mean Quentin Tarantino is done tinkering with it.

The director told an audience at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday that he would like to re-edit the Oscar-winning Western as a miniseries.

“I have about 90 minutes’ worth of material with Django,” Tarantino said, according to USA Today. “It hasn’t been seen. My idea, frankly, is to cut together a four-hour version of Django Unchained.”

The theatrical version of the exploitation comedy ran 2 hours and 45 minutes. A straight, four-hour film, however, would be too unwieldy, he admits. “People roll their eyes at a four-hour movie. But a four-hour miniseries, that they like. Then they are dying to watch all four parts,” he said. READ FULL STORY

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