Whenever you hear Quentin Tarantino’s name attached to a movie, you know that a satirical, violent, but excellent film. The filmmaker and screenwriter doesn’t make films each year, only making seven feature films in the last twenty-three years since releasing Reservoir Dogs in 1992.
Hopefully, all the fans have room for one more. The first trailer for Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight has arrived, covered in snowfall, deception, and a little bit of blood and gunfire.
The cast includes some Tarantino regulars – Samuel L Jackson (Django Unchained), Kurt Russell (Death Proof), Walton Goggins (Django Unchained), Tim Roth (Pulp Fiction), Michael Madsen (Kill Bill Vol. 1, Kill Bill Vol 2), and Bruce Dern (Django Unchained) along with newcomers to Tarantino’s world: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Demian Bichir, and Channing Tatum (who makes a cameo appearance but not in this trailer).
The official synopsis of the film reads:
In THE HATEFUL EIGHT, set six or eight or twelve years after the Civil War, a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. The passengers, bounty hunter John Ruth (Russell) and his fugitive Daisy Domergue (Leigh), race towards the town of Red Rock where Ruth, known in these parts as “The Hangman,” will bring Domergue to justice. Along the road, they encounter two strangers: Major Marquis Warren (Jackson), a black former union soldier turned infamous bounty hunter, and Chris Mannix (Goggins), a southern renegade who claims to be the town’s new Sheriff. Losing their lead on the blizzard, Ruth, Domergue, Warren and Mannix seek refuge at Minnie’s Haberdashery, a stagecoach stopover on a mountain pass. When they arrive at Minnie’s, they are greeted not by the proprietor but by four unfamiliar faces. Bob (Bichir), who’s taking care of Minnie’s while she’s visiting her mother, is holed up with Oswaldo Mobray (Roth), the hangman of Red Rock, cow-puncher Joe Gage (Madsen), and Confederate General Sanford Smithers (Dern). As the storm overtakes the mountainside stopover, our eight travelers come to learn they may not make it to Red Rock after all…
Prepare to join The Eight for limited release December 25, 2015 but its official US release is on January 8, 2016.