Hi, Bryan Here….
This is some real unfortunate news. Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino has decided to forgo making his new upcoming film ‘The Hateful Eight‘, which was supposed to be a badass western movie. The reason being is that one of the few people he let read the script, leaked it out to everyone in the world. This is a big “NO NO” in the business, and whomever leaked this out should definitely be fired and never trusted.
Tarantino said that he is done with the film and will publish the script in book form soon, and will possibly revisit it in the next decade. As for who possibly leaked the script, it was either one of three actors, a producer of a few agents. “I’m very, very depressed,” Tarantino said. “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.”
According to Deadline, Tarantino learned of this when his agent began getting phone calls from other agents pitching their clients for roles in the film. “I gave it to one of the producers on Django Unchained, Reggie Hudlin, and he let an agent come to his house and read it,” Tarantino said. “That’s a betrayal, but not crippling because the agent didn’t end up with the script. There is an ugly maliciousness to the rest of it. I gave it to three actors: Michael Madsen, Bruce Dern, Tim Roth. The one I know didn’t do this is Tim Roth. One of the others let their agent read it and that agent has now passed it on to everyone in Hollywood. I don’t know how these fucking agents work, but I’m not making this next. I’m going to publish it, and that’s it for now. I give it out to six people and if I can’t trust them to that degree, then I have no desire to make it. I’ll publish it. I’m done. I’ll move on to the next thing. I’ve got ten more where that came from.”
“I am not talking out of both sides of my mouth, because I do like the fact that everyone eventually posts it, gets it and reviews it on the net,” Tarantino said. “Frankly, I wouldn’t want it any other way. I like the fact that people like my shit, and that they go out of their way to find it and read it. But I gave it to six motherfucking people! Starting this week, I’ll be setting meetings with publishers.”
“The idea was, I was going to write two scripts,” he said. “I wasn’t going to shoot the Western until next winter, and I have been full of piss and vinegar about the other one. So now I’ll do that one. I hadn’t given it to Christoph Waltz, I haven’t given it to Sam Jackson,” he said. “I gave it to three motherfucking actors. We met in a place and I put it in their hands. Reggie Hudlin’s agent never had a copy. It’s got to be either the agents of Dern or Madsen. Please name names.”