Quentin Tarantino searches for his film critic leading man | Entertainment

Quentin Tarantino is still looking for a lead actor for The Movie Critic.

The 60-year-old director revealed his new project revolves around a film critic from the 1970s who “used to write film reviews for a pornographic magazine”.

Tarantino told Deadline, “He wrote about mainstream movies and was the second-biggest critic.”

“I think he was a very good critic. He was insanely cynical. His reviews were a mix of early Howard Stern and Travis Bickle.” [Robert DeNiro’s character in ‘Taxi Driver’] Maybe he would be a film critic.

Tarantino — whose previous films include Pulp Fiction, Django Unchained, and Reservoir Dogs — has done extensive research on the critic.

He explained: “He wrote like he was 55, but he was only in his early to mid 30s. He died in his late 30’s. It wasn’t clear for a while, but now I’ve done a little more research and I think so.” Was it complications from alcoholism?

Nevertheless, Tarantino remains in search of his leading man.

The acclaimed filmmaker explained that two of his favorite actors, Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt, are too old for the role.

He said: “I haven’t decided yet but it will be someone from Stadion, who is 35 years old. It will definitely be a new leading man for me.”

Tarantino has a specific actor in mind for the role, but he’s not ready to name him at this point.

The veteran director shared, “I have an idea of ​​someone who I can imagine doing really well.”

When asked if a Brit could play his leading man, Tarantino replied, “No. The truth is, yes, obviously a Brit could do it, but I don’t want to cast a Brit.”


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