By Malik Forté
Quentin Tarantino is not a happy camper, so much so that he’s decided to put directing The Hateful Eight on the back burner indefinitely. Deadline reports that Tarantino was very upset after giving his script to a small group of actors, only to have someone from within that group compromise the script’s confidentiality by sharing it.
“I’m very, very depressed,” said Tarantino. “I finished a script, a first draft, and I didn’t mean to shoot it until next winter, a year from now. I gave it to six people, and apparently it’s gotten out today.” Aw, man, you can’t help but feel sorry for the guy, especially considering how passionate he is about his films.
While the plan now is to put The Hateful Eight on the back burner, that’s only in regard to the big screen. Tarantino instead has decided turn the script into a novel, publish it, and then revisit the idea of taking it to the big screen within the next five years. This actually may turn out to be a great idea, because if the book is as good as Tarantino’s films normally are, he’ll have an even greater following leading up to the release of …read more