When Quentin Tarantino was at the Cannes Film Festival in 2008, he promised he'd return a year later with his World War II epic, Inglourious Basterds... despite the fact that the script wasn't finished and casting wasn't in place. Still, true to his word, Tarantino did return to Cannes with a print of Inglourious Basterds and ever since then audiences have been anticipating this long-talked-about film that will finally hit theaters nationwide on August 21.

We spoke exclusively with a few of the actors from this amazing ensemble cast like Diane Kruger, director/actor Eli Roth, B.J. Novak and part of the international contingent in French actress Melanie Laurent and German actor Christoph Waltz. Click below for our exclusive video interviews with this incredible cast.

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Inglourious Basterds stars Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Melanie Laurent, Christoph Waltz, Daniel Bruhl, Eli Roth, Samm Levine, B.J. Novak, Til Schweiger, Gedeon Burkhard, Paul Rust, Michael Bacall, Omar Doom, Sylvester Groth, Julie Dreyfus, Jacky Ido, August Diehl, Martin Wuttke, Richard Sammel, Christian Berkel, Sonke Mohring, Michael Fassbender, Mike Myers, Rod Taylor, Denis Menochet, Cloris Leachman, Maggie Cheung, Samuel L. Jackson and will be released in theaters on August 21.