Roman Polanski Contacted Tarantino With Questions About ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’

Roman Polanski Contacted Tarantino With Questions About ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’
Quentin Tarantino revealed at the Cannes Film Festival that he never reached out to Roman Polanski during the writing and production of “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” in which the controversial “Rosemary’s Baby” director appears briefly as a character opposite Margot Robbie’s Sharon Tate. Polanski and Tate were married at the time of her murder in August 1969. Tate was also pregnant with their first child.

In a new interview with Deadline, Tarantino expanded on why reaching out to Polanski ahead of time was not a priority.

“Look, when it comes to Roman Polanski we’re talking about a tragedy that would be unfathomable for most human beings,” Tarantino said. “I mean there’s Sharon, there’s his unborn son that literally lived without ever being born. That’s just a crazy sentence even to say. I felt that the story of her death, and the Manson tragedy had moved into legit history.
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