Quentin Tarantino wants to end his directing career with a final film. It is already known that The Movie Critic is set to take place in the 1970s. The director has already revealed initial information about the main character. But who will star in Tarantino’s farewell project?
The main character of The Movie Critic is a cynical and vulgar film critic in his mid-30s, which is supposed to be reminiscent of a mix of radio host Howard Stern and Taxi Driver protagonist Travis Bickle. According to rumors, the right actor for the role has already been found.
Cobra Kai star is set to star in Quentin Tarantino’s final film The Movie Critix
Quentin Tarantino is said to have offered actor Paul Walter Hauser the lead role in his last film. Before the Hollywood strike, of course. This is what Hollywood insider Daniel Richtman claims to have found out, as NME writes, among others. He recently reported the possible casting of Samuel L. Jackson in the final Tarantino film.
The report is not official and should therefore be viewed with caution at first. But 36-year-old Paul Walter Hauser fits the description of The Movie Critic hero perfectly.
Paul Walter Hauser shone in the series highlight In with the Devil:
In with the Devil – S01 Trailer (German) HD
Aside from his supporting roles in films like I, Tonya, BlacKkKlansman and Cruella, Paul Walter Hauser is best known to series fans from Netflix’s martial arts hit Cobra Kai, in which he impressed as the clumsy karate student Stringray.
With two projects in recent years, Paul Walter Hauser has particularly stood out as a versatile actor. In 2019, he played the lead role in Clint Eastwood’s factual drama The Richard Jewell Case. Hauser also shone as the disturbing serial killer Larry Hall in In With The Devil, one of last year’s best-rated series.
When will Quentin Tarantino’s last film The Movie Critic be released in cinemas?
The Hollywood double strike by the acting and screenwriting unions SAG-AFTRA and WGA has brought much of the film and television industry to a standstill. For The Movie Critic, this specifically means: As long as the strike continues, no actors can be cast or filming can begin. We shouldn’t expect a cinema release before 2025.
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