Kurt Russell just made a lot of Quentin Tarantino fans happy. The Death Proof star recently appeared on Fox 29 in Philadelphia, where he revealed, “I’ve got a Tarantino project called The Hateful Eight that looks like it may go somewhere around the beginning of the year.”
Russell took part in a live reading of the script after it leaked online. For a while, Tarantino was going to scrap the project as a film, but in May word got out that it could begin shooting as early as November.
Russell stars alongside Samuel L. Jackson in the Wild West film as rival bounty hunters who get stuck in a saloon as a blizzard rolls in. They will be joined by Walton Goggins’ AWOL Confederate soldier, Amber Tamblyn’s convicted criminal, and characters played by Bruce Dern and Michael Madsen.