Fans of Quentin Tarantino films were not happy at all when the script for Tarantino’s last film called The Hateful Eight leaked. It wasn’t that fans were upset that they might get a sneak peak at the film as much as the leak angered Tarantino and he said he wouldn’t make the film anymore. Thankfully, he has changed his mind about that and recently said he is working on rewrites to the script.
Yesterday at the United Artists Theater in LA, Tarantino read the leaked script on stage live with help from some of his famous friends. Those helping read the original, leaked script include Samuel L. Jackson, Tim Roth, Kurt Russell, Michael Madsen, Bruce Dern, and others. During the event Tarantino said that he wasn’t giving up on the film and noted he was working on a second draft of the script and would do a third draft.
He also said that the Chapter 5 in the script read on stage wouldn’t be the Chapter 5 later. Tarantino and his pals read the script for 3.5 hours to 1200 people in the audience. No indication of when the new script might be done was given.
It’s also worth noting that just because Tarantino confirmed he was rewriting the script, doesn’t mean the movie will be made. It sounds like most of the actors that were involved in the script reading have been in other Tarantino films over the years.