'Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood' trivia and fun facts
After a while This will be the first feature film in four years, after winning an Oscar with 'The Revenant'.
Pitt or Cruise? Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Lawrence, and Tom Cruise were in talks for roles, though Brad Pitt was ultimately cast in the role for which Cruise auditioned.
In memoriam This is Luke Perry's last movie to be released posthumously, after suffering a massive stroke in late February 2019 and ultimately passing away March 4, 2019. The movie is set to release in July. The man he portrays, Wayne Maunder, died the previous year.
Pulp Fiction Quentin Tarantino has said that this film will be the closest he's gotten to replicating pulp fiction(1994).
Fiction couple Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie previously starred together as a husband and wife in El lobo de Wall Street (2013).
#MeToo Quentin Tarantino was scheduled to make the film for The Weinstein Company. When news broke out about the sexual assault allegations against co-chairman Harvey Weinstein, Tarantino severed ties with The Weinstein Company and essentially began summoning studio executives to his agent's office to read copies of his Manson script. The project was already one of the most anticipated and promising projects on the board at the time. After reading the script, each studio -- Warner Bros., Universal, Sony, and Paramount, most prominently -- were welcome to make a bid for the theatrical right before a second round of bids pitched to Tarantino himself. Sony won the theatrical rights in the bidding war.
Helter Skelter Quentin Tarantino confirmed the film will be to certain degree be based on the Charles Manson murders and various other murders from the year of 1969.
Once upon a time... Its title is an homage to Sergio Leone, who has directed 'Once Upon a Time in the West' as well as 'Once Upon a Time in America'. Tarantino has cited the director as a favorite of his and an influence throughout his career.
A sad replacement Burt Reynolds was originally cast as George Spahn, the ranch owner, but he sadly passed away weeks before he was scheduled to shoot his scenes.