(Well, it seems Quentin Tarantino is at it again.  I’ll be honest, his last few films have been some serious fun, and this one looks like a keeper.  Always the big fan of the western, seeing this genre shot in the winter is all the better.  Here is the basic synopsis for his new venture THE HATEFUL EIGHT (Great fuckin’ title, I must say), as well as the newly released trailer for the film.  Giddy’up! – FATS)

In THE HATEFUL EIGHT, set six or eight or twelve years after the Civil War, a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. The passengers, bounty hunter John Ruth (Russell) and his fugitive Daisy Domergue (Leigh), KC_hateful_eight_largerace towards the town of Red Rock where Ruth, known in these parts as “The
Hangman,” will bring Domergue to justice. Along the road, they encounter two strangers: Major Marquis Warren (Jackson), a black former union soldier turned infamous bounty hunter, and Chris Mannix (Goggins), a southern renegade who claims to be the town’s new Sheriff. Losing their lead on the blizzard, Ruth, Domergue, Warren and Mannix seek refuge at Minnie’s Haberdashery, a stagecoach stopover on a mountain pass. When they arrive at Minnie’s, they are greeted not by the proprietor but by four unfamiliar faces. Bob (Bichir), who’s taking care of Minnie’s while she’s visiting her mother, is holed up with Oswaldo Mobray (Roth), the hangman of Red Rock, cow-puncher Joe Gage (Madsen), and Confederate General Sanford Smithers (Dern). As the storm overtakes the mountainside stopover, our eight travelers come to learn they may not make it to Red Rock after all…

THE HATEFUL EIGHT – Official Teaser Trailer