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Tarantino says he's finally calmed down after script leak

Published on May 24, 2014 2:08 AM
US actress Uma Thurman (right) and US director Quentin Tarantino pose as they arrive for the screening of the film "Sils Maria" at the 67th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, on May 23, 2014.

CANNES (AFP) - Director Quentin Tarantino told the Cannes Film Festival on Friday he had finally "calmed down" over the leaking of the script for his latest film project, "The Hateful Eight".

The leak prompted the "Reservoir Dogs" and "Django Unchained" filmmaker in January to cancel plans to start shooting, but he said he is now working on a second draft.

"The knife-in-the-back wound is starting to scab, and I have calmed down on it," he told reporters.

In April a judge in Los Angeles threw out attempts by Tarantino to sue gossip website Gawker, which had provided an online link to the 146-page screenplay.

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