New “Basterds” Clip Released

This week Quentin Tarantino was a guest mentor on “American Idol.”  Last night, during the results show, they aired a :42 clip from the movie, featuring behind-the-scenes footage as well as a first glimpse of Mike Myers as General Ed French. “Basterds” will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival next month and will open August …

‘Basterds’ Coming in 2009

Tarantino promised it.  But no one believed him.  Well, believe it now. The Weinstein Company announced yesterday that Quentin Tarantino’s latest movie, the World War II action film, ‘Inglorious Basterds,’ will open in the US on August 21, 2009.  A mere eight and a half (give or take) from now.  Word is that they are …

‘Bastards’ Ready to Roll

Quentin Tarantino has reportedly cast Melanie Lauret as a young Jewish woman who flees to Paris in his upcoming World War II movie, ‘Inglorious Bastards.’  Laurent is a French actress and has starred in a bunch of films in Europe, none of which catch my attention as something I’ve seen or heard of. Shooting is …

Mike Myers Now a ‘Bastard’

The cast list keeps growing and growing, this time, comedian Mike Myers has joined the ranks of Brad Pitt, Eli Roth, B.J. Novak, Simon Pegg, Nastassja Kinski, David Krumholtz by signing on to “Inglorious Bastards.” The WWII film has the whole town talking. Mike Myers will play British General Ed Fenech, who takes part in …

Brad Pitt a ‘Bastard’

Brad Pitt is officially a “bastard,” having closed his deal to star in Tarantino’s new directing vehicle, ‘Inglorious Bastards.’ The film is co-production between Universal and the Weinstein Company.

Eli Roth cast in ‘Inglorious Bastards’

Director Eli Roth (Hostel, Cabin Fever) has signed on to play a part in Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming film ‘Inglorious Bastards.’ He’ll be playing the part of a baseball-bat swinging Nazi hunter. Brad Pitt is in talks to play the part of the leader of the rogue band of Jewish-American soldiers wreaking havoc in Nazi-occupied France. …