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Quentin Tarantino to play filmmaker in drug drama The Trip

Quentin Tarantino to play filmmaker in drug drama The Trip

Tarantino's character is based on real-life director Roger Corman who made a film on LSD starring Jack Nicholson.

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  • Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino will reportedly play filmmaker Roger Corman in a new biopic.
  • Corman is known for making mostly B-grade movies. The film, which is titled The Man with the Kaleidoscope Eyes, will be on his controversial drug drama The Trip, reports femalefirst.co.uk.
  • "It's the story of how I made The Trip in the 1960s about LSD. It featured Jack Nicholson in one of his first roles and I took LSD, so I knew what it was all about," said Corman.
  • "It was very controversial but it was the only American picture invited to the Cannes Film Festival that year. I have a cameo role in the movie about it, playing the executive, who didn't want me to make the film," he added.
Los Angeles: Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino will reportedly play filmmaker Roger Corman in a new biopic.

Corman is known for making mostly B-grade movies. The film, which is titled The Man with the Kaleidoscope Eyes, will be on his controversial drug drama The Trip, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

"It's the story of how I made The Trip in the 1960s about LSD. It featured Jack Nicholson in one of his first roles and I took LSD, so I knew what it was all about," said Corman.

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"It was very controversial but it was the only American picture invited to the Cannes Film Festival that year. I have a cameo role in the movie about it, playing the executive, who didn't want me to make the film," he added.