With shooting for Quentin Tarantino’s ensemble WWII epic, Inglorious Bastards, scheduled to begin in October — and just eight and a half months until the movie’s promised screening at 2009’s Cannes Film Festival — casting news has been trickling in daily for the past few weeks. Which roles have been filled? Which ones are still open? And when will Quentin find a suitable Hitler? After the jump, with the help of the screenplay, we break it down for all the film’s major-ish speaking parts — in eye-pleasing chart form! And check back later for updates!
Role (listed in order of appearance)
A French dairy farmer hiding a Jewish family.
Not yet cast.
Colonel Hans Landa ("The Jew Hunter")
A Nazi officer in charge of rounding up Jews in Germany-occupied France. The film's primary villain (not counting Hitler, we guess).