After the success of “Django Unchained,” Oscar winner Quentin Tarantino’s next movie was to be another western called “The Hateful Eight.” However after the script got leaked to the public and he decided to not make the movie. He soon stated he planned on suing Gawker.com for copyright infringement when the website had provided a link to the linked script.
Now he is planning a live reading of the script on April 24. He will be directing it and casting it. The reading will be hosted at the LA County Museum of Art at 8 p.m., with a ticket price of $200 a ticket and a two ticket limit for each customer. There have been no cast announcements as of yet.
Also, a court date has been set for Tarantino’s law suit against Gawker.Com. On January 27 2015, the case will commence to see if Gawker has truly infringed on Tarantino’s copyright. The site maintains that the director more displeased with how the site reported on him and not with the copyright. He is suing for one million dollars.