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Quentin Tarantino Eying Christoph Waltz and Bruce Dern for 'The Hateful Eight'

January 13, 2014 (6:02 am) GMT
The upcoming western movie will be Tarantino's next project after the critically-acclaimed 'Django Unchained' released in 2012.

The title of 's next film is revealed. The "" helmer is working on a western movie called "" with and in the mix to play the lead roles.

Pilar Savone will serve as producer. Both Savone and Waltz previously worked with Tarantino in "Django Unchained" and "". Both films earned Waltz the coveted Best Supporting Actor title at the Academy Awards.

"I had so much fun doing 'Django'," the director told last year of his next project, "and I love westerns so much that after I taught myself how to make one, it's like 'OK! Let me make another one now that I know what I'm doing.' "

The plot detail is still scarce, but the "Hateful Eight" draws comparison to another western film "". Based on Akira Kurosawa's classic "Seven Samurai", the John Sturges 1960 pic is planned to be remade with originally on board.

It follows a gang of American gunmen hired to protect a small Mexican town from a group of bandits led by Calvera. The original starred Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Robert Vaughn, Brad Dexter and Horst Buchholz.

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