Quentin Tarantino shared some of his literary favorites while promoting his debut novel Once upon a time in Hollywood.
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The filmmaker lists his recommendations while talking about Big picture audio file. Along with his reading list, the filmmaker also talked about his plans to release another novel, adapted from his breakout film. Reservoir dog.
“I can definitely see the idea of a Reservoir dog novel,” he said. “That can be really great. And after that [I’m working on] an original. It’s a bit bad. I have an idea about the West, and I have written about two chapters of an original novel about the West. “
Find Tarantino’s reading list below:
30/9/55 by John Minahan
Witness by John Minahan
Moviegoers by Walker Percy
Omen by David Seltzer
During the interview, Tarantino expressed interest in adapting films that are not his own into books.
“However, at some point, what I wanted to do was find a movie that wasn’t mine and make a novel,” he said. “It has to be something where I can really go my own way, but not completely overturn the apple car.”
The filmmaker also confirmed that his second book, a collection of non-fiction works called Movie theater speculation, almost completed.
“I did a two-book deal,” he said. “That’s the next one coming out… I’m almost done with it.”
Tarantino revealed that he plans to turn his latest movie into a play next before thinking about his last feature film.
“Believe it or not, I wrote a play version of [Once Upon A Time in Hollywood], “I said.
“I want to write a play, and things that are not in the book… I want it to exist as a play. And again, I can discover things that are not in [movie]. The play dealing with Italy”.
“I think I need to revisit it,” he said ReelBlend. “[Laughs] I think I need to revisit it.”
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