Nineteenth-century bounty hunters embark on a dangerous journey to bring an outlaw to justice. There’s bloodshed galore and, of course, Samuel L. Jackson. It might sound like the synopsis of Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino’s 2012 update on the spaghetti Western. But it is, in fact, the premise of Tarantino’s long-anticipated—and nearly canceled—forthcoming film, The Hateful Eight.
Unlike Django, Tarantino’s eighth film takes place in the years following the Civil War, and he’s moved the setting from the antebellum South to a blustery Wyoming. The new teaser trailer introduces the hateful eight, most notably Jackson as an ex-Union soldier (“The Bounty Hunter”), Jennifer Jason Leigh as a fugitive with a bounty on her head (“The Prisoner”) and Kurt Russell as the bounty hunter hoping to bring his prisoner to justice (“The Hangman”).
The teaser trailer comes after a long and rocky path to release. After the script leaked…
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