Following the first Hateful Eight photos that debuted back in May, Entertainment Weekly has released a new photo from director Quentin Tarantino's Western, which is set for release on Christmas Day. The photo gives us a better look at bounty hunter John Ruth, played by Kurt Russell, who is seen taking aim at an unspecified enemy from a stagecoach, which Samuel L. Jackson's Major Marquis Warren is also riding in. The director reveals that his movie is the "funniest snow Western" in cinematic history.
"I can definitely say that as bleak as our movie is, we are definitely the funniest snow Western ever made. This is funnier than The Great Silence, it's funnier than Day of the Outlaw. Oh, yeah, funnier than McCabe & Mrs. Miller."
Quentin Tarantino also revealed that his story is crafted much like Western TV shows such as The Virginian and Bonanza, since those shows kept viewers in the dark about which characters were good or bad.
"You wait the whole episode to find out, 'Are they a good guy or are they a bad guy? 'So I thought, 'What if I did a story that was made up of nothing but those characters?' So there's no good guys. There's no Little Joe."
The Hateful Eight, which is set for a Christmas Day release, will be coming to Comic-Con on Saturday, July 11 in Hall H, where the first footage from the movie will be released. Kurt Russell and Samuel L. Jackson star alongside Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Demián Bichir, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Bruce Dern, James Remar and Channing Tatum. Check out the new photo, and stay tuned for more on The Hateful Eight.