Quentin Tarantino has announced at Comic-Con in San Diego that Kurt Russell will be featured in the film Grindhouse as the slasher.

Russell will play Stuntman Mike in the "Death Proof" segment of the film, along with Rosario Dawson and Mary Elizabeth Winstead who Tarantino confirmed are starring.

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Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez are each directing a 60-minute horror tale for Grindhouse. Rodriguez's part, "Planet Terror," will be a zombie movie, while Tarantino's section, "Death Proof," will a slasher film. Faux trailers and ads will run between the two pics as an intermission.

Grindhouse will be released on April 6, 2007.