Quentin Tarantino Says ‘Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair’ Will Hit Theaters In 2015

Quentin Tarantino Says 'Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair' Will Hit Theaters In 2015

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Could it really be true? Of the many projects Quentin Tarantino keeps up in the air, the one that excites and frustrates fans in equal measure is “Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair.” As the title suggests, it’s a longer cut of the director’s two-part martial arts/vengeance epic, the most notable inclusion being a 30 minute anime sequence. Way, way back in 2011, ‘The Whole Bloody Affair’ screened at the New Beverly… and that was the last anyone heard about it.

Until this weekend at Comic-Con, that is. Tarantino was on hand at the Dynamite Entertainment panel to talk up his forthcoming “Django Unchained“/”Zorro” crossover comic, and when asked about ‘The Whole Bloody Affair,’ he gave a typically verbose answer. Here’s Tarantino’s response, the whole bloody answer, via Slashfilm:

What’s going on with that is originally back when Kill Bill was going to be one movie, I wrote an even longer anime sequence. So you see in the movie [O-Ren] kill her boss but then there was that long hair guy… The big sequence was her fighting that guy. I.G. [The Japanese Anime Studio] who did Ghost in the Shell said we can’t do that and finish it in time for your thing. And [plus] you can’t have a thirty-minute piece in your movie. I said okay. It was my favorite part but it was the part you could drop. So we dropped it and then later when I.G. heard we were talking about doing Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair — they still had the script so without even being commissioned, they just did it and paid for it themselves. It’s really terrific. Anyway, The Weinstein Company and myself were talking about actually coming out with it sometime, not before the year is out, but within the next year with limited theatrical engagement as well.

So, time to celebrate? Maybe plan to take some time off work in 2015? We’ll see. ‘The Whole Bloody Affair’ might be just the thing to hold over fans while awaiting “The Hateful Eight” which will apparently start shooting early next year.

Additional reading: The Lost, Unmade & Possible Future Films Of Quentin Tarantino and 17 Copycat Films Spawned From Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Pulp Fiction.

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Comments

no one

who cares

umaneo

Finally!!

Bruce

I certainly don't care. I thought the Kill Bills were painfully bad.

Indie fan

Don't let us down Q.

dave

itll still be shit. go watch the movies hes ripped off. far more interesting. over 20 years in the business and still cant come up with his own movie.

Mike Zaleski

It also had three screenings in Philadelphia in 2012 at the International House on the University of Penn's campus, all sold out. It's really great, with a different ending. I love Volume 1 and like Volume 2 a lot but The Whole Bloody Affair is better than the sum of its parts. Some scenes are removed, some are lengthened, some are shortened and the end product is a movie with a great pace and no longueurs like Volume 2 had. If it gets a theatrical release I will definitely go see it again.

Mike Zaleski

Also, there are entirely new scenes not seen in Volumes 1 or 2 (in addition to the extended anime sequence they mention here) and the order of the scenes is altered slightly.

Middlefinger Moe

What does he mean it will be released in 2015?!? The copy that I have is the extended one with extra anime and all that. I'm confused.

francesco

Quentin is a Great, so,pls, do not judge him!!!!!

Bernard Courteau

Deadly but self destructive!

Darkland

Title sounds like the British remake!

Marissa

The only reason I clicked on this was because I thought that was Evan Rachel Wood…

Marissa

The only reason I clicked on this was because I thought that was Evan Rachel Wood…

Philip

in my opinion what I really would like to see is Death Proof and Planet Terror released as one movie with the original theatrical "commercials". Machete was originally one of those commercials. I've been waiting forever for that.

Donald L. Vasicek

I do not see Quentin Tarrantino as a filmmaker who should be revered as a filmmaker. His exploitation of violence is disgusting. What is wrong with audiences, to applaud such gore that Tarrantino puts out there? I would be ashamed of myself if I made movies with Tarrantino's kind of violence and thrive on it because of it. It's disgusting.

Willyssa

I love the Kill Bill volumes and can't wait to see the scenes that didn't make the volumes! Would love to see a sequel to Kill Bill and my fantasy story would be: Nikki (Vernita's daughter) is raised and trained by Elle Driver. Elle of course survives the Vol. 2 fight, but remains blind. Nikki goes after the Bride for revenge, but is deterred by BB (Beatrix' daughter) who has also been trained by her mother. Of course, there would be a lot more dramatic storyline but this could be the gist of a sequel Mr. Tarantino ;)

Sam

I don't think Kill Bill would work as one film. Each volume carries it's own tone and pacing. Volume 1 was more fast paced and frenzied, while Volume 2 was calmer, more cool, and more focused on story. To put them together would make a movie that gives the viewer whiplash.

Tingly Herb

"The long hair guy"??? I thought that was a young Bill…he has the same ring and haircut.

Trey

Should have recast Jeanne Moreau for a cameo

Mia

ohh how I miss david carradine

alchemist83

Kill Bill were amazing, wot a loser troll. Anyways – this came out in 2013, wot r u going about???! I have this on DVD.

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