By Ryan Parsons | Image property of Universal Pictures
The Weinstein Company has released an official announcement claiming that we can expect Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds near the end of summer.
Inglourious Basterds Theatrical Date Set
The Weinstein Company (TWC) and Universal Pictures announced today that Academy Award-winning director Quentin Tarantino's World War II epic, Inglourious Basterds, starring Brad Pitt, will open domestically August 21, 2009. The announcement was made by Harvey Weinstein, co-chairman of TWC and David Linde, co-chairman of Universal Pictures who are partners in the film. TWC and Universal are co-financing and co-presenting the film with TWC handling domestic distribution and Universal handling international distribution. International release dates will be announced shortly.
With summer tentpoles usually wrapped up from May to July, Inglourious Basterds should easily become one of the most anticipated films of August.
Inglourious Basterds will be released August 21st, 2009.