Danny Strong, Sydney Sweeney join Quentin Tarantino's 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Aug 29, 2018, 05:26 PM(IST)

Danny Strong, Sydney Sweeney (Courtesy: Twitter/ @sydney_sweeney @Dannystrong) Photograph:( Twitter )

Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ expands on its star cast with Danny Strong and Handmaid’s Tale breakout star Sydney Sweeney. 

The movie is set in 1969 Los Angeles and takes a look at the Charles Manson murders that were carried out by followers of him. It led to the high-profile death of filmmaker Roman Polanski’s wife, Sharon Tate. Sharon was a known actor in Hollywood. What added to the curiosity was that Sharon was heavily pregnant at the time of her murder. 

Polish actor Rafal Zawierucha has been cast to play a young Roman Polanski. Sharon Tate will be played by Oscar-nominated actress Margot Robbie. Others joining the cast are Clu Gulager, James Landry Hébert and Better Things star Mikey Madison. 

It will also see Lena Dunham and Maya Hawke along with  Dakota Fanning, Damian Lewis, Luke Perry, James Marsden, Timothy Olyphant, Tim Roth and Burt Reynolds.    

The film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood will essentially follow the lives of Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio), a former star of a Western TV series, and his longtime stunt double, Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt), who are struggling to make it in a Hollywood. 

The film is written by Quentin himself and he has looked at the ensemble cast for the film. It is set for a release on July 26, 2019. 

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