Director Quentin Tarantino refused to work with a stunning actress, but was eventually forced to.
Quentin Tarantino, one of the most important directors in the world, did not want to work with diane kruger in the unforgettable movie of Damn bastards. We are talking about an impressive actress, truly recognized, who saw her professional career take off thanks to this role. The filmmaker has stood out in his work for having changed the artistic careers of various actors, but the story with Diane Kruger could have been completely different.
In case of John Travolta in pulp fiction It is one of the most prominent examples in that regard. His role marked a new takeoff in his acting career. Since then, the director of Reserve dogs has managed to place on the map of Hollywood to interpreters of the stature of christoph waltz, who spent years fighting to succeed in the film industry. However, despite the filmmaker’s good eye, he is not always right first. And with Diane Kruger in Damn bastards he was wrong.
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Speaking to the podcast Reign with Josh Smith, Diane Kruger revealed that Quentin Tarantino did not want to cast her for the role of brigid from Hammer mark in Damn bastards. Apparently, the director was not at all impressed with the actress’s performance in her latest film. And this was reason enough to rule her out at the casting. However, as the months passed, the director of Django unchained He decided to give the interpreter a chance because he needed someone from Germany. But he did not make things easy for him.
«He did not want to offer me an audition because he had seen a movie in which I was involved and he did not like it. He didn’t believe in me from the beginning. Literally the only reason he gave me the opportunity was because there was no one left for the casting. I paid my own change from New York to Germany, because he did not intend to. I just wanted to do it to show him that I could, you know? Fortunately, everything went well. Sometimes everything is very unfair, but you can change the story«, Remembered the actress.