Kurt Russell in Quentin Tarantino`s `Hateful Eight`

PTI| Last Updated: Jul 16, 2014, 14:42 PM IST

Los Angeles: Actor Kurt Russell is reuniting with his "Deathproof" helmer Quentin Tarantino for the director`s upcoming film `The Hateful Eight`.

The `Fast and Furious 7` actor played bounty hunter John Ruth during the script`s live reading in Los Angeles April this year.
Talking to Fox affiliate in Philadelphia, Russell said, "I`ve got a Tarantino project called `The Hateful Eight` that looks like it may go somewhere around the beginning of the year."

"The Hateful Eight" was initially written by Tarantino for his next big-screen project but it was put on hold after the script leaked online.

The story revolves around a pitiless and mistrustful group which includes a competing pair of bounty hunters, a renegade Confederate soldier, and a female prisoner in a saloon in the middle of nowhere who are get trapped together following a blizzard.

The script performance included Samuel L Jackson as Major Marquis Warren, Amber Tamblyn as Daisy Domergue, Walton Goggins as Chris Mannix, Michael Madsen as John Gage, Bruce Dern as General Smithers, and James Parks as OB Jackson.

No official announcement has been made, but those actors are expected to return for the movie adaptation.