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Tarantino set to mess with history for a third time?

December 30th, 2012 by Marc Comments

With Inglorious Basterds Quentin Tarantino started what is now called his revisionist history trilogy. The second installment, Django Unchained is about to explode into cinemas, well, he’s talking about the third in the trilogy now…

In an interview with The Root, Tarantino talks about his plans for the trilogy closer. It is currently called Killer Crow and is set during World War II, focusing on a squadron of black soldiers who have been screwed over by the military and go on a murderous rampage across Europe.

According to the interview it was originally to be part of Inglourious Basterds, which Tarantino at one stage envisioned as a mini-series. Tarantino confirmed it’s half-written and if it happens, it will feature the basterds themselves.

He told The Root: “I don’t know exactly when I’m going to do it, but there’s something about this that would suggest a trilogy. My original idea for Inglourious Basterds way back when was that this [would be] a huge story that included the [smaller] story that you saw in the film, but also followed a bunch of black troops, and they had been f–ked over by the American military and kind of go apes–t.

“They basically – the way Lt. Aldo Raines (Brad Pitt) and the Basterds are having an “Apache resistance” – [the] black troops go on an Apache warpath and kill a bunch of white soldiers and white officers on a military base and are just making a warpath to Switzerland. So that was always going to be part of it.”

Tarantino said it would be based in Normandy in 1944.

Are we excited? Well, we thought Inglorious Basterds was deeply flawed but are hearing great things about Django. And no matter what, we believe Tarantino still has great movies to make and we always get a little excited when he unleashes something new. Plus, we’re suckers for movies knitting together like this is promising. We’ll be watching this one with great interest…

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….