Mike Myers Joins Tarantino’s Bastards


The Quentin Tarantino Archives has learned that Mike Myers (“Austin Powers” films, The Love Guru) will play a small role in Tarantino’s WWII drama Inglorious Bastards.

Variety adds that Myers will play British Gen. Ed Fenech, a military mastermind who takes part in hatching a plot to wipe out Nazi leaders.

The comedian/actor is joining a cast that so far includes Brad Pitt, Nastassja Kinski, Simon Pegg, David Krumholtz, B.J. Novak and Eli Roth.

The film begins production on October 13 in Germany. Tarantino, who wrote the script, is aiming to complete the film and have it ready for next year’s Cannes Film Festival.