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Quentin Tarantino scraps Western plans after script leak

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Quentin Tarantino has axed plans to shoot a new Western after the script was leaked.

The "Pulp Fiction" filmmaker was in the early stages of putting together his next movie, "The Hateful Eight," and gave a first draft of his script to just a handful of people. However, Tarantino was shocked to discover his team had been bombarded with calls from agents putting up their clients for roles, and he is convinced a copy of the script has been circulating around Hollywood.

The screenwriter/director admits he is fuming over the leak and has now cancelled work on the project. He tells Deadline.com, "I'm very, very depressed. I finished a script, a first draft, and I didn't mean to shoot it until next winter, a year from now. I gave it to six people, and apparently it's gotten out today"

"(Someone) has now passed it on to everyone in Hollywood. I don't know how these [expletive] agents work, but I'm not making this next. I'm going to publish it, and that's it for now. I give it out to six people, and if I can't trust them to that degree, then I have no desire to make it. I'll publish it. I'm done. I'll move on to the next thing. I've got 10 more where that came from."

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Jan 22, 2014 10:09AM
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I don't blame him.

He needs to find loyal people, build a little family, and keep it in the family. Anyone else is in it for themselves, and will sell you out first chance they get.

Jan 22, 2014 10:12AM
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I think you people missed the point. It's not that the movie itself was going to be some closely guarded secret, but apparently of the few people attached to the project, one or more  couldn't be trusted. Would you want to continue on with a project under the same circumstances?  
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HIS people are untrustworhthy GREEDY A-HOLES, to bad we will miss one of his films

Jan 22, 2014 9:48AM
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The man is a brilliant film maker but he's very strange.
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