‘The Hateful Eight’ Poster Features “The Hangman” & His “Prisoner”

By August 10, 2015

Quentin Tarantino is one of the few filmmakers working in the Hollywood industry nowadays that still manages to bring in large audiences to his original films. When both the viewers and the studios seem to be less open to original films in this new world we’re living in, Tarantino is one of the few who has managed to successfully carry his career and name over. Judging by the anticipation leading up to his upcoming film, The Hateful Eight, these past few months as well, it looks like Tarantino’s legacy is still holding steady.

The film has been through the ringer getting into production, after Tarantino left the project following a leak of one of the project’s earlier drafts, to a live read with several Tarantino favorites, and now to being released in just a few short months. With it being a callback to the solitary structure of Reservoir Dogs, and the Western setting of Django Unchained though, this may be one of Tarantino’s most anticipated films of the past few years.

A new poster for the film has been released online (via EW), and features Kurt Russell’s “The Hangman”, and Jennifer Jason-Leigh’s “The Prisoner” caught in the midst of the film’s heavy blizzard. Check out the image below:

the-hateful-eight-poster-kurt-russell-jennifer-jason-leighThe poster also promotes the movie’s Ultra 70mm Panavision look that Tarantino has been talking about for some time now, ever since the script was leaked near the beginning of this project. Adding this poster to the other images that have been released from the film so far, it looks like this might not only be Tarantino’s most beautiful project yet, but also one of his most tense as audiences watch this strange cast of characters thrown together into one place.

Considering that the film also features Channing Tatum in a still unknown role, as well as a mix of both new and returning Tarantino players including Demian Bichir, Bruce Dern, Walton Goggins, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, and more – the legendary filmmaker has certainly established an enigmatic cast for himself here.  A trailer for the movie will likely hit sometime within the next few months, and after that, all audiences will have to do is wait and see which characters end up surviving the storm, and which ones don’t.

The Hateful Eight is set to hit theaters on Christmas Day!

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Alex Welch

Alex Welch

Alex dreams of meeting a girl with a yellow umbrella, and spends too much time* staring at a movie screen. His vocabulary consists mostly of movie quotes and 80s song lyrics. *Debatable