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Quentin Tarantino Drops New Details About His ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Characters

Quentin Tarantino Drops New Details About His ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Characters

Quentin Tarantino is returning to theaters this year with “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” but much of his new directorial effort remains shrouded in mystery. Outside of a basic plot description, Tarantino is wisely building anticipation for “Hollywood” by keeping fans mostly in the dark. Not even the film’s first trailer gave away any plot specifics.

Speaking to USA Today, Tarantino dropped some brief teases about his new characters. The film’s protagonist, Rick Dalton, is played by Leonardo DiCaprio, who earned acclaim for playing the villain in Tarantino’s “Django Unchained.” Dalton had a successful career starring on a western television series, but he’s struggling to make it as a movie star.

According to Tarantino, Dalton is “a man full of inner turmoil and self-pity for not being in a better position, career-wise. But as is Rick’s way, he blames everybody but himself.” Sounds like

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