Staff Writernews about his upcoming projects and ideas, so here is a brief round-up of all that has gone down in the world of the Tarantino fandom. The most exciting news is of course that his next film, The Hateful Eight, will start filming early next year and be released at the end of the year. The script was leaked a while ago, and Tarantino claimed he would shelve the project - however, he decided to go through with it after all, assembling an all-star cast including Kurt Russell, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Madsen, Bruce Dern and Tim Roth, who will play colorful characters in the gritty western drama. A promotional poster was released today by Tarantino's distributor, The Weinstein Company. It may not give a lot of information, but it does imply it won't be too long until we see this sure-to-be masterpiece. Secondly, some Tarantino superfans like me are so excited about - he has announced that Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair will be in cinemas next year. Tarantino and Uma Thurman created a stir in 2003 and 2004 with the kung-fu revenge epic Kill Bill, and now we are finally getting both films presented as one, as they were originally intended as one huge film epic with added material removed from the initial films. It will hit cinemas next year. Finally, fans will tell you Tarantino is a huge cinephile, and he's no stranger to speaking about speculative and potential projects. At Comic-Con over the weekend, a fan asked Tarantino if he would consider doing a science fiction film. Tarantino, a long-time fan of B-Movie Horror king Roger Corman, expressed his interest in doing a homage to the classic films of Corman and his contemporaries; even going so far as to say he hopes it will be something similar to Invasion of the Body Snatchers. The catch? It would likely tell the story from the perspective of the invaders themselves. Don't get your hopes up anytime soon, however, as Tarantino has in the past spoken about his ideas to do a 1930s film noir, another film on slavery, a prison drama and a spy film, amongst others. If Tarantino does get around to doing any of these, it will be a while. However, its nice to think that he is actively thinking of new projects - a characteristic that makes him one of the greatest directors ever. Keep Up With PopWrapped On The Web!