Chances are you've already heard the news. The director behind "Kill Bill" and "Pulp Fiction" is set to film scenes of his next movie in Jackson Hole. Here's the interesting bits from the Jackson Hole News and Guide article:
A publicist for the project “Django Unchained” confirmed the director
would film in the valley a “brief part of the production” that calls for
Tarantino is best known for his quirky hit flicks, including “Pulp Fiction,” both “Kill Bill” movies and “Reservoir Dogs.”
director’s latest project is a remake of an Italian spaghetti western
about a slave-turned-bounty-hunter who sets out to rescue his wife from a
violent plantation owner. The majority of the filming is set to take
place in New Orleans next month.
The star-studded cast features
Jamie Foxx in the title role, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kurt Russell, Samuel L.
Jackson and Kerry Washington, according to the Internet Movie Database
Details of when the cast will be in town and where they might be shooting have not been released.
We in the Film Office are particularly excited for this one. The Production Designer for the project, Michael Riva, accompanied us for a familiarization tour last spring, visiting locations around Northwest Wyoming. It looks like the effort paid off.
A number of local crew people have been hired on, but it looks like there will be no extras for the Wyoming portion of the shoot.