I omitted his name to save him embarrassment.
Ving Rhames as Marsellus Wallace: A violent crime boss and employer of Jules and Vincent. Courtney Love later said that Kurt Cobain was originally offered the role of Lance; if he had taken it, Love would have played the role of his wife.
Pam Grier read for the role, but Tarantino did not believe audiences would find it plausible for Lance to yell at her. Ellen DeGeneres also read for Jody. An ex-soldier who delivers a young Butch his father's gold watch.
During Walken's lengthy monologue, he makes mention of a soldier called "Winocki". Joe Winocki is the name of a character in the film Air Force directed by Howard Hawksone of Tarantino's personal favorite directors.
Bruce Willis as Butch Coolidge: Willis was a major star, but most of his recent films had been critical and box office disappointments.
As described by Peter Barttaking a role in the modestly budgeted film "meant lowering his salary and risking his star status, but the strategy Pulp Fiction not only brought Willis new respect as an actor, but also earned him several million dollars as a result of his gross participation.
I can't think of any other star that has that look.
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Additionally, Bronagh Gallagher appears as Trudi, Jody's friend who does little but smoke out of a bong during the scene where Vincent has to put a needle in Mia. According to author Jason Bailey, "Quentin thought it would be funny to have this casual observer who just happened to be there. All of this was born out of the experience of, when you go to someone's house to buy drugs, there are always people who are just there.
LaMarr auditioned for Tarantino because both had done a show for the Groundlingsan improv group, a few months before casting of the film began. Tarantino was initially unsure whether he wanted to play Jimmie or Lance. He gave the Lance role to Stoltz, as he wanted to be behind the camera during Mia's overdose scene.
As he recalled, "we ended up meeting and spending time together, and I liked him, so I was really happy when he asked me to be in this movie. The scene of the confrontation between Brett and Jules went through several takes due to Steers making mistakes.
Steers recalled in an interview that he had found acting difficult due to the loudness of the gunshots. Her casting and character were inspired by her performance in the short film Curdled, which was later remade into a feature film which Jones also starred in and Tarantino was involved in financing.
Tarantino and Avary decided to write a shorton the theory that it would be easier to get made than a feature.
But they quickly realized that nobody produces shorts, so the film became a trilogy, with one section by Tarantino, one by Avary, and one by a third director who never materialized.
Each eventually expanded his section into a feature-length script. The Tarantino—Avary project was provisionally titled " Black Mask ", after the seminal hardboiled crime fiction magazine. You know, you've seen the story a zillion times. I wanted him to be a bully and a jerk". He cast the lead actress, Angela Jonesin Pulp Fiction and later backed the filmmakers' production of a feature-length version of Curdled.
Released in the United States in Octoberthe picture was a critical and commercial success. In Januarythe Pulp Fiction script was complete. Before even seeing Reservoir Dogs, Jersey had attempted to sign Tarantino for his next project.
The deal gave A Band ApartBender and Tarantino's newly formed production company, initial financing and office facilities; Jersey got a share of the project and the right to shop the script to a studio.
He characterizes the studio's position: It makes no sense. Someone's dead and then they're alive. It's too long, violent, and unfilmable. So I thought, 'That's that! Though he had recently appeared in several big-budget flops, he was still a major overseas draw.
I said let's go for that whole look.Writing combat is easy. Writing good combat is harder. Below are ten points–some of them tips, some of them common mistakes–to make sure your fighters are doing/using/hitting what they should be.
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