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2008-08-06 03:00:35

BRITNEY Spears has been lined up to play a lesbian stripper in Quentin Tarantino's next movie. Britney, who started her career as a Disney child star, will play psychopathic exotic dancer Varla in Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill! Reservoir Dogs and Kill Bill director Tarantino is convinced Britney is perfect for the film - a remake of Russ Meyer's 1965 cult classic. A Hollywood insider revealed: "Quentin is convinced Britney will be brilliant in the movie. "He's gone all out to get her in...

2008-07-16 18:00:26

Hollywood filmmaker Quentin Tarantino is talking to Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio about co-starring in his war film, Inglorious Bastards. Variety.com said Tarantino met Pitt in France Tuesday and plans to talk to DiCaprio Thursday about headlining his latest big-screen outing. Pitt had a supporting role in the 1993 movie, True Romance, which Tony Scott helmed and Tarantino wrote, but neither Pitt nor DiCaprio has appeared in a film Tarantino directed. Tarantino's latest film is to...

2008-07-11 12:00:38

By Catherine Amos, Culpeper Star-Exponent, Va. Jul. 11--Steven Spielberg. Quentin Tarantino. Judd Apatow. Billy Carmichael? While most high schoolers spend their summers working for the weekend, Fauquier rising senior Billy Carmichael is plotting his career, one bag of groceries at a time. After working as a supermarket bagger, Carmichael is now spending his hard-earned cash on boom mikes, digital video cameras and editing equipment. Carmichael, 17, began writing his screenplay in...

2008-07-09 12:00:29

The Weinstein Co. reportedly will co-finance Hollywood filmmaker Quentin Tarantino's latest movie, as well as distribute it domestically and oversee production. The Hollywood Reporter said the studio will also handle worldwide marketing duties for Inglorious Bastards, a World War II action film scheduled to start shooting in Europe in October. Harvey and Bob Weinstein, who previously ran Miramax, have worked on writer-director Tarantino's past films Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Jackie...

2008-06-25 18:02:46

Hollywood filmmaker Quentin Tarantino says he is happy to have finished the screenplay for his upcoming World War II picture, Inglorious Bastards. Tarantino is known for his blood-soaked films Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction and Kill Bill. The BBC said Tarantino plans to move into pre-production on his latest project soon. You're talking to a real happy dude right now, the filmmaker, who completed his latest screenplay last week after several years of writing, said at the Provincetown...

2006-07-24 13:46:28

By Sheigh Crabtree and Anne Thompson SAN DIEGO (Hollywood Reporter) - Kurt Russell will star as Stunt Man Mike in Quentin Tarantino's upcoming slasher film "Death Proof," the writer-director said. "Death Proof" is Tarantino's half of the "Grindhouse" double feature he is shooting with Robert Rodriguez for Dimension Films. "I've always wanted to work with Kurt Russell," Tarantino said Saturday at the annual Comic-Con International convention in San Diego. "One of the things that was...

2006-01-25 11:51:05

Please read in 4th paragraph ...Penn, 40, was a character actor... instead of ...Penn, 43, was a character actor... LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Character actor Chris Penn, younger brother of Oscar-winner Sean Penn, was found dead on Tuesday at an apartment near the Pacific Ocean in the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Monica, police sources said. No cause of death was immediately determined but there was no signs of foul play, the sources added. A family spokeswoman confirmed the death and...

2006-01-25 09:33:08

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Character actor Chris Penn, younger brother of Oscar-winner Sean Penn, was found dead on Tuesday at an apartment near the Pacific Ocean in the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Monica, police sources said. No cause of death was immediately determined but there was no signs of foul play, the sources added. A family spokeswoman confirmed the death and said the Penn family "would appreciate the media's respect of their privacy during this difficult time." Penn, 43,...

2006-01-24 23:37:03

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Character actor Chris Penn, younger brother of Oscar-winner Sean Penn, was found dead on Tuesday at an apartment near the Pacific Ocean in the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Monica, police sources said. No cause of death was immediately determined but there was no signs of foul play, the sources added. A family spokeswoman confirmed the death and said the Penn family "would appreciate the media's respect of their privacy during this difficult time." Penn, 43,...

2006-01-25 00:48:16

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Character actor Chris Penn, younger brother of Oscar-winner Sean Penn, was found dead on Tuesday at an apartment near the Pacific Ocean in the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Monica, police sources said. No cause of death was immediately determined but there was no signs of foul play, the sources added. A family spokeswoman confirmed the death and said the Penn family "would appreciate the media's respect of their privacy during this difficult time." Penn, 43,...