Quentin Tarantino tackling Manson Family murders for new film, wants Margot Robbie for Sharon Tate.

Quentin Tarantino may have settled on his next project.

In somewhat surprising news, word is that Tarantino could be soon tackling a film that revolves around the brutal Manson Family murders. Not only that, it looks like the film will have some big names on board as well.

THR broke the news, reporting that Tarantino has already penned what could be a “unique take” on the infamous murders and naming both Brad Pitt and Jennifer Lawrence as potential stars. Deadline has added that Aussie actress Margot Robbie and Tarantino regular Samuel L. Jackson have also been approached.

No details regarding the plot have been revealed, although THR is reporting that one of the script’s stories focuses on Sharon Tate, actress and wife of director Roman Polanski, who was eight months pregnant when she and four other occupants were murdered in ’69. Manson and some of his followers were given life sentences in prison.

It’s still early days, but the project is expected to start making the studios rounds after USA’s Labor Day (September 4), with a possible plan to start filming in mid-2018. Stay tuned as this one develops.

This still-untitled project be the penultimate film for the Pulp Fiction and Kill Bill filmmaker. Tarantino has repeatedly stated that he intends to stop directing movies after his 10th is completed.

Source: thereelword.net/

Margot one of a few Australian film stars welcomed into The Academy.

Chris Hemsworth and Margot Robbie may not have Oscars, but they can help decide who wins them.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has beefed up its Australian membership with Hemsworth, Robbie, Joel Edgerton, Nick Cave and Rebel Wilson, on the back of her recent Australian court win, among new recruits invited to join Hollywood’s most exclusive club.

The Academy, organisers of the Oscars, announced on Wednesday 774 artists from 57 countries were extended membership invites, a huge bump in what it historically hands out each year.

It will increase the organisation’s membership numbers to more than 7000.

The Academy has been on a major membership drive the past two years after being criticised for a lack of diversity among the members who vote for the Oscars each year.

Source: skynews.com.au/

The First Poster For Goodbye Christopher Robin.

Movie posters for Goodbye Christopher Robin, the upcoming biopic about Winnie the Pooh creator A.A. Milne, have hit the web. Directed by Simon Curtis, the British film from Pinewood Studios and distributed by Pathé in the UK, Fox Searchlight in the U.S., takes a look at the relationship between Milne and his son, upon whom the character Christopher Robin is based and takes his name, and how the family is affected by the success of the Winnie the Pooh books.The official description:

A rare glimpse into the relationship between beloved children’s author A. A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson) and his son Christopher Robin, whose toys inspired the magical world of Winnie the Pooh. Along with his mother Daphne (Margot Robbie), and his nanny Olive, Christopher Robin and his family are swept up in the international success of the books; the enchanting tales bringing hope and comfort to England after the First World War. But with the eyes of the world on Christopher Robin, what will the cost be to the family?

Goodbye Christopher Robin hits theaters this Fall.

Source: bleedingcool.com/

Margot Robbie to Star in, Produce Bank Robber Thriller ‘Dreamland’.

Robbie’s banner Lucky Chap Entertainment is producing the Dust Bowl saga with Automatik, one of the companies behind Jeff Nichols’ ‘Loving.’
Margot Robbie is set to star in Dreamland, a thriller that will be directed by Sundance winner Miles Joris-Peyrafitte.

Robbie will also produce under her Lucky Chap Entertainment banner. Also producing are Lucky Chap’s Tom Ackerley and Josey McNamara, as well as Brian Kavanaugh-Jones and Rian Cahill of Automatik.

Brad Feinstein of Romulus Entertainment is producing and financing Dreamland, which Sierra/Affinity will introduce at this year’s Cannes Film Market. CAA and WME are co-repping domestic sales.

Written by Nicolaas Zwart and on the 2015 Black List, Dreamland is set in the 1930s, amid the devastation of the Dust Bowl. The story follows a 15-year-old boy on his quest to capture a fugitive bank robber and collect the bounty on her head, all with the goal of saving his family farm from foreclosure.

Against all odds, he beats out the FBI and the local police to find her, only to discover that she’s far more than what the authorities claim her to be. Robbie will play the bank robber.

The producers are hoping to bring a balance of nostalgic beauty and gritty realism to the proceedings as well as a balance between a sense of romanticism and a sense of violence.

Automatik, run by Kavanaugh-Jones and Fred Berger, has been involved in the making of Jeff Nichols’ dramas Midnight Special and Loving, as well as La La Land. It is currently in preproduction on Finale, Chris Weitz’s thriller about the hunt for Nazi Adolf Eichmann.

Joris-Peyrafitte made waves when he directed, co-wrote, scored and acted in As You Are, a teen drama set in the 1990s that won the special jury prize at the 2016 Sundance Film.

Robbie, who last year starred in both Suicide Squad and Legend of Tarzan, has two movies, both true life dramas, in the can: Miramax’s I, Tonya and Fox Searchlight’s Goodbye Christopher Robin. Her Lucky Chap banner produced Tonya and is developing several studio projects, among them Bad Monkeys for Universal and Fierce Kingdom for Warner Bros.

Robbie is repped by CAA, Management 360, Aran Michael Management and Jackoway Tyerman. Joris-Peyrafitte is repped by WME, Grandview Management and attorneys Steve Warren and Huy Nguyen. Zwart, who has written on CW’s Riverdale, is repped by WME and Corrine Aquino at Rain Management Group.

Source: hollywoodreporter.com/