This is not the Manson family murders
Prior to Charles Manson dying last weekend, Quentin Tarantino was in the advanced stages of readying an upcoming film that many believed was centered around the infamous Mason murders.
Most were under the impression that the untitled project would focus on the killings, but Tarantino has clarified his plans. Quentin said with IndieWire, “It’s not Charles Manson, it’s 1969.”
At the moment, the project is set to star Leonardo DiCaprio, Samuel L. Jackson, Brad Pitt, and Margot Robbie; who will reportedly assume the role of Sharon Tate who was killed by the family in 1969.
Tarantino is reportedly looking for a $100 million USD budget; as Paramount, Sony, and Warner Bros. bidding war for rights on the film. With production likely to begin in 2018, Tom Cruise is also one of the last members on Quentin’s list of actors he wants to add.