QUENTIN TARANTINO’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood will focus on the Manson Family murders of the late 60s.
The film features an A-list roster of Tarantino regulars and first-timers, though some are calling out the lack of diversity in the cast.
Scott McNairy has just joined a killer cast is led by Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Timothy Olyphant, Luke Perry, Damian Lewis, Dakota Fanning, Al Pacino, Emile Hirsch, Clifton Collins Jr, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Keith Jefferson and Nicholas Hammond.
Earlier this year, Uma Thurman accused the director of emotional abuse on the set of Kill Bill in which the star ended up being injured during a stunt. In an interview following, Tarantino called the accident “the biggest regret of my life.”
And last month, Jameela Jamil criticised the actor for casting Emile Hirsch in the film. Hirsch was arrested for attacking a woman three years ago, calling it “white male privilege”.
Cool. Emile Hirsch strangled my tiny female best friend until she blacked out at a party in front of dozens of witnesses at Sundance Film Festival (and was convicted) but Tarantino just cast him in a movie.”
As well as this, people on Twitter have been vocal when it comes to their views on the cast’s diversity:
However, some people are asking for critics to consider the context of the story:
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood comes out on 9 August 2019.
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