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2008-12-31 17:14:45

The Weinstein Co. and Universal Pictures said Wednesday the U.S. release date for Quentin Tarantino's World War II epic Inglourious Basterds has been set. The movie starring Brad Pitt is slated to open Aug. 21. The announcement was made by Harvey Weinstein, co-chairman of TWC, and David Linde, co-chairman of Universal Pictures, who are partners in the film. TWC and Universal are co-financing and co-presenting the film with TWC handling domestic distribution and Universal handling...

2008-12-31 14:41:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Weinstein Company (TWC) and Universal Pictures announced today that Academy Award-winning director Quentin Tarantino's World War II epic, Inglourious Basterds, starring Brad Pitt, will open domestically August 21, 2009. The announcement was made by Harvey Weinstein, co-chairman of TWC and David Linde, co-chairman of Universal Pictures who are partners in the film. TWC and Universal are co-financing and co-presenting the film with TWC handling...

2008-11-18 13:21:02

Cloris Leachman is at home recovering from a bad cold, says a publicist for the U.S. actress and recent Dancing with the Stars castoff. A representative for the 82-year-old entertainer told People.com: She went to seek some medical attention. She's totally fine. She was at a family event on Saturday. She's at home now. The publicist added that Leachman plans to later this week tape a surprise segment for the dance competition series, which wraps its seventh season next Tuesday. The...

2008-10-29 12:25:00

Cloris Leachman, the latest castoff from "Dancing with the Stars," said she has been asked to star in the Broadway musical version of "Young Frankenstein." Leachman, 82, and her professional dance partner were voted off the TV competition show Tuesday night. "It's fair, very fair," Leachman told Usmagazine.com of the decision. Asked what she plans to do next, the actress revealed: "Actually, Mel Brooks called me this morning when I was in the bathtub. He wants me to come back to Broadway...

2008-10-17 15:00:15

Hollywood's Warner Bros. studio is planning a big-screen adaptation of Homer's epic poem, "The Odyssey," starring Brad Pitt, Variety.com reported. Pitt previously headlined the 2004 blockbuster "Troy," which was based on another Homer work, "The Illiad," and directed by Wolfgang Petersen. The entertainment industry trade newspaper said the studio wants to make a futuristic version of "The Odyssey" set in outer space. The recent movies "O Brother, Where Art Thou" and "Cold Mountain,"...

2008-10-17 15:00:15

Writer-director Quentin Tarantino has begun principal photography on his World War II picture "Inglourious Basterds" in Germany, The Weinstein Co. said. The film, which began shooting last week, reunites Brad Pitt with his "Troy" co-star Diane Kruger. The cast also includes Melanie Laurent, Christoph Waltz, Daniel Bruhl, Eli Roth, Samm Levine, B.J. Novak, Til Schweiger, Gedeon Burkhard, Paul Rust, Michael Bacall and Omar Doom. Also part of the ensemble are Sylvester Groth, Julie Dreyfus,...

2008-10-17 12:00:16

NEW YORK, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds began principal photography last week on location in Germany. The ensemble cast of Inglourious Basterds includes Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Melanie Laurent, Christoph Waltz, Daniel Bruhl, Eli Roth, Samm Levine, B.J. Novak, Til Schweiger, Gedeon Burkhard, Paul Rust, Michael Bacall, Omar Doom, Sylvester Groth, Julie Dreyfus, Jacky Ido, August Diehl, Martin Wuttke, Richard Sammel, Christian Berkel, Sonke Mohring,...

2008-09-05 00:00:16

By Jonathan Dean Hitler, Goebbels and Churchill all feature in the next Quentin Tarantino movie, with Brad Pitt and Mike Myers among the cast. Jonathan Dean reports on the latest twist in an eccentric career Hands up who saw Quentin Tarantino's last film, Death Proof? It made 407,525 in its first week of release, entering the UK box office at number six, lower than the Adam Sandler vehicle I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry. The man behind pop-culture staples Reservoir Dogs and Pulp...

2008-09-02 12:00:19

German actress Diane Kruger says she has landed a role in Quentin Tarantino's new World War II picture "Inglorious Bastards." The film reunites her with her "Troy" co-star Brad Pitt, who reportedly has already signed on for the lead in "Bastards." "I just found out I'm going to do (Quentin) Tarantino's next film with Brad Pitt," Kruger told People magazine. "I'm very excited. Quentin just called. I play a German movie star but I don't want to give too much away." Kruger's other film credits...

2008-08-15 15:00:43

Canadian-born actor-comedian Mike Myers has joined the cast of Quentin Tarantino's World War II picture "Inglorious Bastards." The "Saturday Night Live" alum was most recently seen in the big-screen comedy "The Love Guru." He has also starred in the "Austin Powers" and "Wayne's World" blockbusters. Variety.com said Myers has signed up to play a British general in "Inglorious Bastards," starring Brad Pitt and Eli Roth. Tarantino has also been talking to Simon Pegg, Nastassja Kinski, David...