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McQueen On Our Screens?
by Charlie Ridgely | Comicbook.com | March 15, 2019
Quentin Tarantino’s first movie since 2015’s The Hateful Eight is taking the director’s popular, aggressive approach to a real-life tragedy. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, which hits theaters this summer, deals with the issue of the Manson Family Murders in Los Angeles, circa 1969.
Fans have been holding their beath, waiting to see the first footage from the film, and its debut is set to arrive very soon. In fact, it looks like the trailer for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is going to be online in just a few days.
Rumors had been swirling around social media, suggesting that the first trailer for Tarantino’s new flick would be released next week. Those reports were seemingly confirmed on Thursday, when Trailer Track broke the news that the trailer had officially been rated for released.
According to Trailer Track’s report, Once Upon a Time has been rated by Alberta Film Ratings, which means it’s preparing to be released. The trailer has been rated for audiences aged 14 years or older, and it sits at one minute, 35 seconds in length.
Odds are, the trailer is set to be released in theaters with Jordan Peele’s Us, the R-rated horror film debuting next Friday. With that in mind, the trailer could find its way online at any point during the next week, but definitely before Thursday night.
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Quentin Tarantino Returns with One Hell of a Cast
by Lewis Knight I Mirror I March 6, 2019
It’s almost the occasion to delve back into the past of the swinging sixties, but it’s no regular trip if it’s with director Quentin Tarantino.
Having enjoyed his time with the Western genre with Django Unchained and The Hateful Eight, the iconic auteur is returning with what is sure to be another violent and sprawling odyssey, featuring an all-star cast and zany dialogue.
Featuring Tarantino returnees such as Leonardo DiCaprio and Tim Roth, but also newbies such as Margot Robbie, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is certain to be a piece of cinema that everyone will be talking about.
But when can we expect the film to be released in the UK?
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Halloween Horror Films: Thrills and Chills
by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | October 25, 2018
How would you like to spend Fright Night with Damian? If you subscribe to Netflix, then we have the answer and the link to get you there. Dreamcatcher is the 2003 film adaptation of the Stephen King novel of the same name. Four young friends who perform a heroic act are changed forever by the uncanny powers they gain in return-a telepathic gift. Years later the friends, now men, are on their annual hunting trip in the Maine woods when they are overtaken by a blizzard in which something much more ominous moves, and they must confront an unparalleled horror together. Damian, who plays history professor Gary “Jonesy” Jones in the film, talks about the plot (and his American accent) in this red carpet interview:
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An Unfinished Life and Dreamcatcher
by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | July 31, 2018
Trying to get through Damian’s IMDB and can’t find what you’re looking for? For those of you who are Netflix subscribers, you can stream the movie An Unfinished Life now and according to the Huffington Post, beginning August 1, 2018, you’ll be able to stream Dreamcatcher.
An Unfinished Life – Einar (Robert Redford), a recovering alcoholic rancher who lives with his loyal pal Mitch (Morgan Freeman), gets an unexpected visit from his daughter-in-law, Jean (Jennifer Lopez), and granddaughter, Griff (Becca Gardner). Einar holds a grudge against Jean because he feels she’s responsible for his son’s accidental death, but he reluctantly lets her stay at the farm when he learns that she’s trapped in a violent relationship with Gary (Damian Lewis). Over time, they grow closer and try to heal their emotional wounds. To learn more about Damian’s role in the film, please visit here.
Dreamcatcher– Four young friends perform a heroic act and are changed forever by the uncanny powers they gain in return. Years later the friends, now men, are on a hunting trip in the Maine woods when they are overtaken by a blizzard in which something much more ominous moves. Challenged to stop an alien force, the friends must first prevent the slaughter of innocent civilians by a military vigilante, then overcome a threat to the bond between them.
TRIVIA – Damian starred with Morgan Freeman in both movies, An Unfinished Life and Dreamcatcher. Damian and his Dreamcatcher co-star Timothy Olyphant have both been cast in Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, due out July of 2019. Damian’s Dreamcatcher co-star Donnie Wahlberg also starred with him in Band of Brothers.
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First Look at Transforming Hollywood Boulevard Back to the 1960’s
by Chris Nicolas | LA Magazine | July 19, 2018
About one year from today, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood will hit theatres. Firm plot details are mostly being kept under wraps right now, but is rumoured to be split into thematic chapters in the style of Pulp Fiction – the story will take place in Los Angeles in the summer of 1969 at the height of hippy Hollywood when the Charles Manson cult was wreaking havoc. The two lead characters are Rick Dalton (DiCaprio), former star of a western TV series, and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Pitt). Both are struggling to make it in a Hollywood they don’t recognize anymore. Rick has a very famous next-door neighbor Sharon Tate, of the famed Manson Family murders. Even though the movie will deal with Charles Manson and the famed Manson Family murders, it’s been made clear that particular subject matter won’t be the main focus.
Damian has been cast in a small role as Steve McQueen but in what capacity, we do not know. For starters, the inclusion of Bruce Lee and Steve McQueen in the film is connected. Both actors were clients of Jay Sebring, a world-renowned hair stylist who was a major fixture in 1960’s Los Angeles. Sebring was known for bringing European hair techniques to America and he established a name for himself when he popularized the feathering and layering of male hair, which was dubbed the “Sebring Look.” Sebring helped Bruce Lee find work teaching kung fu to Hollywood stars, including Steve McQueen and Roman Polanski.
L to R: McQueen, Tate, Polanski
History states McQueen is said to have been invited by Jay Sebring to Sharon Tate’s (Roman Polanski’s wife) house dinner party, but he no-showed. Preparing to attend the dinner, McQueen ran into a female friend and decided to spend the evening with her instead. That night in 1969 would become one of the most notorious in modern American history: Tate and Sebring, along with two of their friends and Tate’s unborn child, were brutally murdered by the followers of Charles Manson. Spending the evening with his female friend saved McQueen’s life. His close call with death spooked him so bad that he went into a state of paranoia. His then-wife Neile Adams recalled that, after the murders, McQueen “became more paranoid and wouldn’t let me go anywhere without a gun.”
The facade of Jay Sebring’s former salon on Fairfax Ave in West Hollywood is being rebuilt. Sebring (Hirsch) reinvented the men’s haircut and the very image of a hairstylist. He was young and handsome and dated gorgeous actresses, including at one time, Sharon Tate. In the late ’60s, he owned a salon on the corner of Melrose and Fairfax that attracted a long list of celebrity clients, including Steve McQueen and Bruce Lee. At the time, barbers charged around $1.50 for a haircut, but a session with Sebring could cost up to $25.
As we wait for more information about Damian’s role as McQueen, let’s take a peek at additional set photos that are surfacing, as Los Angeles has been transported back in time. Store fronts, bus benches, theater marquee signs, billboards, neon signs and murals along Hollywood Boulevard and other West Hollywood thoroughfares have been gussied up to re-ceate the groovy, psychedelic era of the 60’s.
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Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood‘ Adds Damian Lewis
by Mike Fleming Jr | Deadline | June 6, 2018
EXCLUSIVE:Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in America has added to its cast of characters wandering about in Los Angeles at the time Charles Manson’s Sharon Tate murders. The Sony picture has brought aboard Damian Lewis, Luke Perry, Emile Hirsch, Dakota Fanning, Clifton Collins Jr, Al Pacino, Keith Jefferson and Nicholas Hammond in supporting roles for a lineup that already includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Burt Reynolds, Timothy Olyphant, Michael Madsen and Tim Roth.
As befits a Tarantino film, the casting intrigues: Lewis will play Hollywood’s handsome ‘King of Cool’ and iconic actor Steve McQueen; Fanning is set as Squeaky Fromme, the Manson disciple who later tried to assassinate President Gerald Ford; Hammond will play director Sam Wanamaker; and Hirsch is Jay Sebring, the Hollywood hairstylist who was one of four victims in the Tate murders on Cielo Drive.