Quentin Tarantino provides plenty of details on final film The Movie Critic
Quentin Tarantino has provided some interesting new details on his final film, The Movie Critic.
The Academy Award winner has previously suggested that his 10th movie (if you count Kill Bill as one whole movie) will be his last before he moves on to writing more novels.
In March of 2023, it was announced that his final production would be focused on a movie critic living and working in the 1970s. He has subsequently said that the critic "used to write reviews for a porno rag."
In an interview with Deadline, Tarantino explained what kind of character we're likely to encounter.
"He wrote about mainstream movies and he was the second-string critic," he revealed.
"I think he was a very good critic. He was as cynical as hell. His reviews were a cross between early Howard Stern and what Travis Bickle might be if he were a film critic.
"He wrote like he was 55 but he was only in his early to mid-30s. He died in his late thirties. It wasn’t clear for a while but now I’ve done some more research and I think it was it was complications due to alcoholism."
Who could play Tarantino's leading man?
Tarantino will be looking closely at which actors out there could potentially take on the role, but he has narrowed down the search by saying that it will be someone he has never worked with before, which rules out the likes of Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Michael Fassbender.
"I haven’t decided yet but it’s going to be somebody in the 35-year-old ball park. It’ll definitely be a new leading man for me," he continued.
"I do have an idea of somebody I can imagine doing it really well."
When asked if he would consider a British star for the role, he replied: "No. The truth of the matter is, yes, obviously, a Brit could pull it off, but I don’t want to cast a Brit."