“Ultimately, Tarantino says he had to negotiate with The Weinstein Company in order to get the three extra weeks he needed to shoot a final sequence. In exchange, Tarantino agreed to forgo a chunk of his profit participation. ‘If the movie does really well, I’ll do really, really, really, really, really well,’ Tarantino says. But, ‘I don’t kick in for a while. I have to pay back the extra money I spent before my thing kicks in.’”
I talked to Quentin Tarantino about his writing process, film criticism, and the rushed production and editing of Django Unchained to make the deadline for Oscar consideration, for the LA Weekly.