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Might as well start a formal separate thread for this. Written & Directed by Quentin Tarantino. Cinematography by Robert Richardson. Starring.... Leonardo DiCaprio as Rick Dalton: An actor who starred in the television Western series Bounty Law from 1958 to 1963, based on Wanted Dead or Alive (1958–1961). His attempt to transition to film failed and in 1969 he is struggling, doing guest roles on other people's programs while contemplating moving to Italy, which has become a hotbed for low-budget Westerns. Dalton's relationship with Cliff Booth is based on that of actor Burt Reynolds and his long time stunt double Hal Needham. Brad Pitt as Cliff Booth: A Vietnam War veteran and Rick's longtime stunt double and best friend. Tarantino and Pitt modeled Booth after Billy Jack, a character portrayed in four films by actor Tom Laughlin. Margot Robbie as Sharon Tate: A pregnant actress married to director Roman Polanski and next door neighbor of Dalton. Robbie did not consult with Polanski in preparation for the role, but read his 1985 autobiography Roman by Polanski. Emile Hirsch as Jay Sebring: A Hollywood hairstylist and friend and ex-boyfriend of Tate. Margaret Qualley as Pussycat: A member of the "Manson Family" who catches Booth's interest. Based loosely on Kathryn Lutesinger who had the nickname "Kitty". Timothy Olyphant as James Stacy: An actor who co-starred on the TV western Lancer. Austin Butler as Charles "Tex" Watson: A central member of the "Manson Family", alongside four other members. Dakota Fanning as Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme: A member of the infamous "Manson Family" who obtained her nickname while living on George Spahn's ranch. Bruce Dern as George Spahn: An 80-year-old nearly blind man who rented his Los Angeles ranch out to be used as a location for Westerns. Charles Manson convinced Spahn to allow him and his followers to live on the ranch. In exchange for rent, Manson coerced his female followers into having sexual relations with the ranch owner, and serving as his seeing-eye guides. Burt Reynolds was initially cast in the role, but died before his scenes could be filmed. Al Pacino as Marvin Schwarzs: A Hollywood producer and Dalton's agent. Kurt Russell as Randy: A stunt coordinator who also serves as the film's narrator. Zoë Bell as Randy's wife, also a stunt coordinator. Lorenza Izzo as Francesca Cappucci, an Italian film crew member and Dalton's eventual wife Michael Madsen as the Sheriff on Bounty Law Damian Lewis as Steve McQueen Mike Moh as Bruce Lee and many more... Let the discussions begin.