' Cinema Romantico: The Curious Case of Inglorious Bastards

Friday, September 05, 2008

The Curious Case of Inglorious Bastards

Early returns on the casting of Quentin Tarantino's upcoming WWII film are, needless to say, eyebrow-raising. At last check (and this is after, apparently, Simon Pegg, or "Shaun of the Dead" himself, and Nastassja Kinski dropped out) this is what we're seeing:

-Brad Pitt
-Mike Myers (Perhaps looking for a Travolta-esque comeback in the wake of "The Love Guru"?)
-B.J. Novak (You might know him as Ryan the temp from NBC's "The Office".)
-Diane Kruger (The striking German actress who no doubt will bring to mind the George Costanza line, "She's kind of a cute Nazi".)

Q.T. has never disappointed before in his ability to concoct crazed casting potions but, nevertheless, I'm getting a little freaked out.

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