Uma Thurman 'dating' Quentin Tarantino
Quentin Tarantino called the car crash that injured Uma Thurman on the set of their film "Kill Bill" "one of the biggest regrets" of his life. Uma Thurman and Quentin Tarantino would make quite the power couple the Oscar-nominated actress and Pulp Fiction director were dating. Uma Thurman, Single Again, Quentin Tarantino Comforts Her: “He's Loved Her For .. James Maslow Splits From Girlfriend Gabriela Lopez.
Weinstein acknowledges making an awkward pass 25 years ago at Ms. Thurman in England after misreading her signals, after a flirtatious exchange in Paris, for which he immediately apologized and deeply regrets," the spokesperson said.
The actress said Tarantino pressured her into driving during a now famous "Kill Bill" car scene, despite the fact she wanted a stunt person to do it. But I was scared.
It's a straight piece of road. After the crash, she says she was denied access to the footage by Miramax studios unless she signed an agreement "releasing them of any consequences of my future pain and suffering," which she refused to do. CNN has reached out to studio representatives for comment.
Thurman said she obtained the footage now, 15 years later, with the help of Tarantino, though their relationship was damaged by the incident. Only the Weinstein story featured sexual assault and misconduct, which is why only one would be classified as a traditional MeToo story. The allegations against Tarantino are harder to classify.
They don't involve sexual assault or harassment or anything that could be neatly categorized as sexual misconduct. But both stories, however distant from one another they may seem, involve an abuse of power that feels both gendered and familiar, adding a whole other layer of complexity to the increasingly intricate MeToo conversation.
Uma Thurman opens up about her anger at Harvey Weinstein and Quentin Tarantino In the piece which is worth a full, make-it-to-the-end readThurman alleges that Tarantino compromised her physical safety while on the set of Kill Bill.
For one particular stunt, Tarantino asked Thurman, who is not an stunt actor, to drive a blue convertible that had recently been refitted with an automatic transmission.
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According to the actress, a teamster had told her the car might not be operating that well. Thurman expressed her concerns to Tarantino and asked that a stunt person drive the car instead. She shared what she remembers of Tarantino's response with the Times: But I was scared.
Thurman crashed the car while shooting the scene, leaving crew members to pull her from the wreckage. She said the incident left her with permanent damage to both her neck and her knees.
Thurman pressed Tarantino for 15 years before he agreed to show her footage of the incident. The film was considered an "intelligent, handsomely crafted adaptation" of the classic novel, according to Rotten Tomatoes and on his review of the film, Roger Ebert expressed that "Thurman's performance is the best element" of the story.
Hawke directed her in Chelsea Wallsa drama revolving a number of artists as they spend a single day in New York's famed bohemian home Chelsea Hotel. Renewed success with Kill Bill — [ edit ] Thurman would win a Golden Globe for her acting in HBO cable movie Hysterical Blindnesswhere she was also one of the executive producers. Thurman played a New Jersey woman in the s searching for romance. In its review, the San Francisco Chronicle remarked: Thurman has bent the role to her will. Tarantino wrote the part specifically for her.
He cited Thurman as his muse while writing the film, and gave her joint credit for the character, whom the two conceived on the set of Pulp Fiction from the sole image of a bride covered in blood.
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Thurman's main inspiration for the role was the title character of Coffy played by Pam Grier and the character of Gloria Swenson from Gloria played by Gena Rowlands.
She said that both of them are "two of the only women I've ever seen be truly women [while] holding a weapon". The role was also her most demanding, and she spent three months training in martial artsswordsmanshipand Japanese. Rolling Stone likened Thurman to "an avenging angel out of a s Hollywood melodrama".Conan O'Brien 'Uma Thurman 4/13/04
The Moviein which Thurman had a cameo, she had three other major film releases throughout Her first film in the year was the crime-comedy Be Coolthe sequel to 's Get Shortywhich reunited her with her Pulp Fiction castmate John Travolta. The producers of the film originally planned to have another singer dub in her musical numbers, but Thurman was eager to do her own vocals;  she is credited for her songs in the film.