Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Future Of Film
The 100 Greatest Video Games
Robin Williams: The Big Interview
Kevin Feige:
My Movie Life

The Marvel supremo's pick of the flicks
4Music's Size Does Matter
Introducing your new favourite app
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
Tom Hiddleston's Off To Skull Island
Jordan Vogt-Roberts to direct the King Kong origin tale
Chris Hemsworth Says I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive
Producing and starring in a film about Hank Williams' doctor
James D'Arcy Recruited for Agent Carter
He'll be Edwin Jarvis, Howard Stark's butler
Into The Woods Poster Stalks Online
Be careful what you wish for
Ben Kingsley Joins Brooklyn Bridge
Brie Larson also on for new Daniel Radcliffe drama
Ciaran Hinds Will Bleed For This
He's joining Miles Teller in a boxing biopic
Margaret Qualley Finds The Nice Guys
Leftovers actress joins Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe
Cara Delevingne Moves To Paper Towns
She'll star opposite Nat Wolff
Gillian Jacobs Set For Love
Judd Apatow and Lesley Arfin create a Netflix comedy
Empire's Epic Interstellar Subscribers' Cover
The countdown begins to Christopher Nolan's sci-fi spectacular
Lee Child Talks The Next Reacher Movie
Exclusive - And he reveals the title of Reacher 20!
See The World Exclusive New Interstellar Poster
We unveil the US one-sheet for Christopher Nolan's latest
Matt Damon And Paul Greengrass Reportedly Back For More Bourne
Call it The Bourne Reunion, perhaps.
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
09 September 2014
New Fury Trailer Rolls In
Brad Pitt and his crew fight the good fight
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
The Hateful Eight
31 December 2015
Fury
24 October 2014
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
A Perfect Plan (2014)
Empire Star Rating
12 Years A Slave (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Counsellor (2013)
Empire Star Rating
World War Z (2013)
Empire Star Rating
The Host (2013)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Two More Pics From Inglourious Basterds
New shots of Tarantino's latest

12 December 2008  |  Written by Chris Hewitt  

submit to reddit

We’ve seen Brad Pitt as Lt. Aldo Raines, but we haven’t yet seen Eli Roth, B.J. Novak, Til Schweiger or any of the rest of Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds – but after two new stills showed up online today, we’re getting a hell of a lot closer.

In the first still, a mid-shot of Pitt assessing his troops, we see some of the Basterds – the squad of ultra-hard Jewish soldiers who cause havoc behind enemy lines in Occupied France during WWII – from behind. Usually, we’re good at identifying actors, but we’re not that good, so we’ve no idea who Pitt is eyeballing here. Doesn’t look like Roth… could it be The Office’s Novak? Schweiger? Readers, any ideas?The second still is our first glimpse at the tavern, La Lousiane, that plays a pivotal role in what should be one of the film’s best and most tense scenes. We won’t say too much, but the still shows Diane Kruger, as German movie star Bridget von Hammersmark playing a drinking game with five Nazi soldiers.

So far, so good – Basterds, as you might expect, is one of our most eagerly anticipated movies of 2009, and we can't wait to see Pitt, Kruger and the rest in action at the film's Cannes debut next year.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Paul Giamatti Up For Babylon
Indie thriller from Andres Baiz
London Gets Its Bedtime Stories
All tucked up as snug as a bug in a rug

Your Comments

Does like Vito C. indeed
No, really. I first thought it was an old Brando picture! More

Posted by moviemaniac-7 at 06:54 on 25 December 2008 | Report This Post

I've got a bad feeling about this film. More

Posted by Quolm at 00:23 on 24 December 2008 | Report This Post

Does it look like Brad Pitt has a scar across his neck..... possible monologue about a war story me thinks... More

Posted by deckard1984 at 12:56 on 21 December 2008 | Report This Post

I'm looking forward to this. I remember watching the Italian Castllari version on video in my parents' video shop years ago. More

Posted by Snake-Eyes at 17:18 on 20 December 2008 | Report This Post

"i'm' going to make you an offer..."
He looks like Vito Corleone - between the younger deniro and older brando version More

Posted by jolly_ramon at 11:44 on 20 December 2008 | Report This Post

And according to IMDB's FAQ
It's not a remake. The two movies have the same English title, but QT's movie is 'something different'. Hopefully that doesn't mean that it's a men-on-a-mission film divided by a bloated conversation scene that dissects the lyrics to 'We'll Meet Again'. More

Posted by Nicky C at 15:40 on 18 December 2008 | Report This Post

According to the script...
...Raine was scarred in a failed lynching. Apparently it is never to be mentioned in the film. More

Posted by neafcy at 18:07 on 17 December 2008 | Report This Post

RE: At the risk of being killed ...
L: grucl L: Nicky C I hope IB won't be totally referencial (which seems like a really 90s thing to do) and that QT is moving into a new phase of his work i.e. dropping the references and just telling a good, l story that he made up himselould be braver I think. Since this is a remake you might be in for a disappointment... 2] So is it confirmed that this is a remake of the 70s Italian movie? Or is he just stealing the title? More

Posted by Monkeyshaver at 14:50 on 17 December 2008 | Report This Post

RE: At the risk of being killed ...
L: Nicky C I hope IB won't be totally referencial (which seems like a really 90s thing to do) and that QT is moving into a new phase of his work i.e. dropping the references and just telling a good, l story that he made up himselould be braver I think. sp; Since this is a remake you might be in for a disappointment... More

Posted by grucl at 14:12 on 17 December 2008 | Report This Post

At the risk of being killed ...
... I am actually quite bored with QT's self-aware, know-it-all filmmaking. I was watching Jackie Brown the other day (it was on telly) and I was bored shitless. I also don't like Death Proof and Kill Bill has lost its sheen. I hope IB won't be totally referencial (which seems like a really 90s thing to do) and that QT is moving into a new phase of his work i.e. dropping the references and just telling a good, original story that he made up himself. It would be braver I think. More

Posted by Nicky C at 13:03 on 17 December 2008 | Report This Post

Noose scars on Brad Pitt's neck?
Interesting... More

Posted by keyzersaulsie at 16:19 on 16 December 2008 | Report This Post

God, this is gonna be good. I'm really relying on you this time, Quentin. Don't fuck me in the ass again with another Death Proof... More

Posted by shawshank prisoner at 10:46 on 16 December 2008 | Report This Post

Wow, really great to see those new stills from BASTERDS. Now we know who "inspired" Tarantino's new epic: The Zuckers & Mel Brooks. More

Posted by Bondi Beech at 18:45 on 15 December 2008 | Report This Post

my eyes are bad but....
is it me, or bad make up... but has Brad been hung up by the neck at some point? just wondering if it will be the QT chapter style structure where we see the oppression before the violent obession and revenge... More

Posted by glm1977 at 17:06 on 15 December 2008 | Report This Post

Haha, pitt looks silly
Looks quite old doesn't he? Not Babel old, old-man old. I think they just caught him making a silly face by accident, not at all like the first pic of him. which was quite bad ass. I think its levine to the left, Dunno bout the other. None of the cast are really "ultra-hard" though are they? Sure QT, gobshite that he is, knows his stuff. It'll work out beautifully More

Posted by shanewire at 15:31 on 15 December 2008 | Report This Post

Really, doesn't look a lot like Schweiger or Novak. But in my opinion it could be Samm Levine, although i'm not familiar with HIS back of the head neither.^^ I wonder what this odd looking line on Pitt's neck is meant to be...any suggestions? More

Posted by Galli at 12:32 on 15 December 2008 | Report This Post

Really, doesn't look a lot like Schweiger or Novak. But in my opinion it could be Samm Levine, although i'm not familiar with HIS back of the head neither.^^ I wonder what this odd looking line on Pitt's neck is meant to be...any suggestions? More

Posted by Galli at 12:25 on 15 December 2008 | Report This Post

dread pirate roberts
Looks like he's doing a Cary Elwes Impression. Hopefully, this will be triffic. 2nd Part of Death Proof was total Gash. More

Posted by dogtanian at 15:17 on 12 December 2008 | Report This Post

RE: Not convinced yet ...
L: Nicky C ... He looks liks a Clark Gable impersonator who's lost a load of weight due to illness and isn't sure whether or not he is about to poo. Sorry, but he does. robably did that on purpose as a tribute More

Posted by horatio hornblower at 15:14 on 12 December 2008 | Report This Post

Not convinced yet ...
... He looks liks a Clark Gable impersonator who's lost a load of weight due to illness and isn't sure whether or not he is about to poo. Sorry, but he does. More

Posted by Nicky C at 15:12 on 12 December 2008 | Report This Post

Could be awesome. Could be 'Allo 'Allo. More

Posted by evildave69 at 15:04 on 12 December 2008 | Report This Post

SPECIAL FEATURE
The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time EMPIRE READERS' POLL: THE 301 GREATEST MOVIES OF ALL TIME
You turned out in your hundreds and thousands, and here are the results... Browse the full list


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
The Future Of Film: There Will Be Another Indie Golden Age
Independent producers are growing from micro-budgets to something a lot bigger

Empire's Epic Interstellar Subscribers' Cover
The countdown begins to Christopher Nolan's sci-fi masterpiece

The Future Of Film: Your Favourite Movie WIll Be Crowdfunded
Click here to donate

The Empire Podcast #128: Interviews With Sir Roger Moore And George MacKay
Plus we say goodbye to Richard Kiel and the British Expendables are assembled...

Shut Up, World! Gary Busey Is Talking!
Strap yourselves in and meet a true Hollywood original.

Classic Feature: Gods Among Us - Paul Newman
A cat so cool he makes Steve McQueen look geeky.

The Boxtrolls Interviews: The Cast And Crew On Laika's Latest
Sir Ben Kingsley, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Elle Fanning and more talk stop-motion

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 6 Issues Of Empire For Only £15!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 6 issues of Empire for just £15!
Get the world's greatest movie magazine delivered straight to your door! Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)