For the release of the novel “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”, Quentin Tarantino has just unveiled new images of the film, absent from the final cut. Images which concern in particular the characters of Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio, to which this novel brings new elements.
Once Upon a time… in Hollywood : big success for Tarantino
In 2019, Quentin Tarantino unveiled to the world his ninth and possibly penultimate film. Duration of 2h41, Once Upon a time … in Hollywood takes place in 1969, and focuses on the Hollywood of the time. The opportunity to bring together for the very first time two immense actors of their generation: Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio. While the work also focuses on Sharon Tate, and her cult assassination of Charles Manson, it counts 10 Oscar nominations, while Bard Pitt walked away with the statuette for Best Supporting Actor. On the box office side, Once Upon a time… in Hollywood reported more than $ 374 million in revenue, for a budget of 90 million.
Following the success of his film, Quentin Tarantino decided to make a novel out of it. This one aims to develop more deeply certain points of its history. To accompany the release of his book, the filmmaker has just unveiled a trailer offering unseen images of the feature film!
A novel to develop characters and events
Quentin Tarantino is coming to enrich his work Once Upon a time… in Hollywood with the release of a novel. A way for him to develop more abundantly his film, and certain points of his story that he had to cut during the editing. Indeed, its first version lasted approximately 4 hours. The book will therefore resume the story of the film, but embellish it with new passages.
Among these unpublished scenes, we can in particular spot additional passages centered on Charles Manson, played by Damon Herriman. Likewise, there appears to be a larger development of Al Pacino’s character. The trailer thus plays with the atmosphere of the film, and anchors the novel in the same identity. The perfect opportunity for fans of the film to immerse yourself a little more in the world of Quentin Tarantino and 1960s Hollywood.