Newswire: New poster, Ennio Morricone score revealed at The Hateful Eight Comic-Con panel

Amid all the exciting reveals that have happened so far at this year’s Comic-Con International, here’s one that should send a specific breed of nerd—like, admittedly, your author—over the proverbial moon: Ennio Morricone will be scoring The Hateful Eight. Not licensing old music to appear on the soundtrack, but writing a new original score for the film. We’re hoping it has lots of trumpets.

That was one of several interesting developments to come out of the Hateful Eight panel earlier this afternoon, which was attended by director Quentin Tarantino (loquacious as always) and the eponymous eight. The presentation began with a “history lesson” narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, explaining the logic behind Tarantino’s decision to shoot and release the movie in 70mm. (Fun fact: The film was shot with vintage lenses also used to make 1959’s Ben-Hur and 1963’s It’s …

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