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Tim Robbins and Will Forte Join "Jackie Brown" Prequel

Posted: January 9th, 2013 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
Tim Robbins and Will Forte Join "Jackie Brown" PrequelSubmit Comment
The upcoming prequel to Quentin Tarantino's "Jackie Brown, which is based on Elmore Leonard's "The Switch" novel, has brought on Tim Robbins and Will Forte to replace Dennis Quaid and Ty Burrell.

Set 15 years before the events in "Jackie Brown," story follows career criminals Ordell (Mos Def) and Louis (John Hawkes) as they team up to kidnap Mickey Dawson (Jennifer Aniston), the wife of a corrupt real estate developer (Robbins). When the husband refuses to pay the ransom for his wife's return, the ex-cons are forced to reconceive their plan, and the angry housewife uses them to get her revenge.

Forte will play will play Marshall Taylor, a married country club member who harbors a crush on Mickey and spends most of the film in a moral dilemma after witnessing her kidnapping.

Dan Schechter (Supporting Characters) wrote the script and will direct. The plan is to start production next month.

Source: Variety

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Rambo writes:
on January 9th, 2013 at 7:07:17 AM

I liked Jackie Brown...one of QT better movies along with kill bill vol.1
pornfly writes:
on January 9th, 2013 at 7:09:40 AM

Forte is a funny bastard
I wish he was getting better offers so he wouldnt do this
And Robbins must be doin this just so he can score some new p*ssy since the split from Susan Sarandon
McQueen writes:
on January 9th, 2013 at 7:16:05 AM

"When the husband refuses to pay the ransom for his wife's return, the ex-cons are forced to reconceive their plan, and the angry housewife uses them to get her revenge."

That is the exact same plot as in "Ruthless People" with De Vito & Bette Middler which was quite funny but this prequal is supposed to be violent as "Jackie Brown" was. Therefore Jennifer Aniston doesn't fit in the picture since she was lousy in "Derailed". she's a prude and can't act in a Tarantino style movie.

Tim Robbins is a has been, I don't know what the f*ck he did for all those years. Still curious though.
Rambo writes:
on January 9th, 2013 at 7:26:58 AM

^i thought he was on that island having sex with morgan freeman
Avirex writes:
on January 9th, 2013 at 7:50:16 AM

He was in Green Lantern but no one saw that so its like he wasn't in it.
McQueen writes:
on January 9th, 2013 at 8:21:36 AM

LOL Rambo!


Was he? More of an invisible man then.
trailertrash writes:
on January 9th, 2013 at 8:32:45 AM


The dude was in Shawshank thats Kudos for life mate in my book !!
BadChadB33 writes:
on January 9th, 2013 at 8:50:07 AM

^ so true TT
McQueen writes:
on January 9th, 2013 at 8:50:35 AM

Yes indeed Trailer.

Funny because I saw Shawshank few months ago and it had the same effect on me as I saw it in theater when it was released in 1994. Tim Robbins delivered such a masterly interpretation that I don't understand how he lost it after that.
trailertrash writes:
on January 9th, 2013 at 9:12:44 AM

Yes mate not too much quality since Shawshank.

Mystic River was a good movie. Only other film (i own never seen) is Arlington Road, Heard good things about that movie as well.
Rocksteddy writes:
on January 9th, 2013 at 9:35:59 AM

Will Forte in a Quentin Tarantino film's prequel, huh?
By god is that the most bizarre casting decision I have ever heard of in my entire life.
Donyae 420 writes:
on January 9th, 2013 at 10:07:40 AM

Hated the first one, f*ck this one....
supaflywill writes:
on January 9th, 2013 at 10:17:23 AM

This sounds like Fargo
McQueen writes:
on January 9th, 2013 at 10:18:57 AM


Arlington Road is a Must watch. The ending is just... Well, hurry up wathcing it mate, it's brilliant.
velocityknown writes:
on January 9th, 2013 at 10:37:31 AM

This is not a "prequel to Tarantino's 'Jackie Brown'." It is an adaptation of a novel that exists in the same universe as Jackie Burke, a character created by Elmore Leonard that would become "Jackie Brown."

This is not a Tarantino film and it's a really lame way to get article clicks by calling it a prequel to "Jackie Brown."
on January 9th, 2013 at 12:16:30 PM

i watched Jackie Brown a couple years ago

very dated
feels like a tarantino wannabe
trying too hard to be cool you know ...
minkowski writes:
on January 9th, 2013 at 4:06:31 PM

They say sh*t floats.

When this movie comes out on DVD, I'm going to shoplift a copy, toss it into my toilet, and see if that's true.
minkowski writes:
on January 9th, 2013 at 4:32:36 PM

Equivalently, I could just throw a certain you-know-who into a pool...
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on January 9th, 2013 at 10:17:38 PM


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