The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that they are once again joining forces with the Academy Award-winning writer/director Quentin Tarantino on his much anticipated feature, The Hateful Eight.
The Hateful Eight will be shot on 65mm film and have the widest 70mm film release in over twenty years. This unique distribution plan will also feature 35mm and DCP formats following the initial and exclusive 70mm release.
Principal photography will begin in January with a domestic release slated for the fall of 2015. Richard Gladstein, Stacey Sher and Shannon McIntosh will produce the film and the executive producers are Bob and Harvey Weinstein along with G. Mac Brown.The Hateful Eight marks a continuation of the long-standing relationship between the celebrated filmmaker and the Weinsteins, who have collaborated on all of Tarantino’s films, from Reservoir Dogs through Django Unchained.
Commented Bob and Harvey Weinstein, TWC Co-Chairmen: “We are incredibly excited to begin production on ‘The Hateful Eight,’ as we know this picture will be as innovative, brash and of course fun as all Quentin projects prior. There is, quite simply, no other filmmaker like him, and we are as proud as ever to continue this partnership that started over twenty years ago.”