The Quentin Tarantino Archives has the first shot of Brad Pitt in character as Lt. Aldo Raine, leader of the ragtag Nazi-hunting Jews known as the Inglorious Basterds. As you’d expect, it’s Pitt in an era-appropriate costume, looking commanding and statuesque. Maybe that’s just the camera angle. Regardless, it’s a great shot. I’m so happy after all of the pessimism that we’d built up around this project that it’s finally on.
Hit the Archives for the full-size, uber-watermarked shot. And while you’re there, check out the site’s collection of shots depicting the opening farmhouse set, showing the production buzzing like bees around the little house.
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