No word yet on the roles lined up for Madsen, Roth and Russell, but they are reportedly somewhat smaller parts (if there is such a thing in a Tarantino film).
Tarantino wrote the script and will direct and produce.
Touting a budget close to $100 million, Sony plans to release Once Upon a Time in Hollywood on August 9th, 2019 to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Tate murders. The logline tells us Tarantino's latest revolves around a TV actor (to be played by Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stuntman (to be played by Brad Pitt) who find themselves struggling to break into the film industry.while also living right next door to the infamously doomed actress. "But Rick has a very famous next-door neighbor Sharon Tate".
Robbie was also asked about Tarantino retiring after his 10th film, which would be the one after Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
Sharon Tate was infamously murdered just weeks away from giving birth, and will be played by Margot Robbie. Robbie most recently earned acclaim with her performance as disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding inI, Tonya, and she previously worked with DiCaprio onThe Wolf of Wall Street.
The original story takes place in the summer of 1969 in Los Angeles, set against the backdrop of the Charles Manson murders.
Two thirds of this thespian quartet are Tarantino regulars: Madsen and Roth both starred in the writer-director's debut Reservoir Dogs and his last movie The Hateful Eight, which also starred Russell.
Quentin Tarantino has been vocal about his excitement about Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
As Tarantino's vision continues coming together, more casting news has now come out, and the ensemble just continues to become more intriguing.
As for Reynolds, if a deal gets worked out he would play George Spahn, a almost blind old man who rents his ranch out as a filming location for western films.
Robbie's connection to the 1960s-set film, originally thought to be all about Charles Manson and the Manson Family killings, has been speculated about for quite a while, with buzz first sparking up when it was reported that director Tarantino had met with the Australian-born actress about portraying Tate, the murdered wife of filmmaker Roman Polanski.