Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is the most recent film that was written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, who also wrote and directed Pulp Fiction in 1994.
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is a comedy-drama that is set in an alternate timeline in Los Angeles in the 1960s. This movie is about an aging television actor, Rick Dalton, played by Leonardo DiCaprio, and his stunt double and lifelong friend, Cliff Booth, played by Brad Pitt. These two decide to try to make a name for themselves in the Hollywood film industry.
In addition to Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood has a large ensemble cast that includes Margot Robbie, Emile Hirsch, Margaret Qualley, Timothy Olyphant, Austin Butler, Dakota Fanning, Bruce Dem, and Al Pacino. The story is narrated by Kurt Russell.
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on May 21, 2019. It is scheduled to be released in theaters in the United States on July 26, 2019, and in the United Kingdom on August 14, 2019.
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood has received excellent reviews from critics. It has an aggregate score of 89% on Rotten Tomatoes. Critics expressed enjoyment with the tribute to the 1960s. They also praised the performances of Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt and the chemistry between them. There were even some who said that this is Quentin Tarantino’s best film yet.
Will the movie Once Upon a Time in Hollywood come to Netflix in the future?
If you are hoping to wait and see Once Upon a Time in Hollywood on Netflix, you will be disappointed.
The movie Once Upon a Time in Hollywood will not be coming to Netflix in the foreseeable future.
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is being distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing. Sony Pictures has a contract with Starz for exclusive rights to its non-animated films after they finish in theaters. This contract was renewed in 2016 and it extends until 2021.
So, when Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is finished in theaters, it will almost certainly go to Starz and not to Netflix.
Will Once Upon a Time in Hollywood be converted into a Netflix series?
Even though the movie Once Upon a Time in Hollywood will not come to Netflix, there are rumors that it might be converted into a Netflix series at some point in the future.
This rumor comes from the fact that this happened with another of Tarantino’s films, The Hateful Eight, which came out in 2015. This movie has an extended version that is exclusive to Netflix, which spans four episodes.
On the other hand, the regular movie version of The Hateful Eight is also available for streaming on Netflix. It is unknown whether Sony Pictures will allow, or be able to allow, Netflix to do the same for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood considering its contract with Starz.
Other Tarantino films on Netflix
In addition to The Hateful Eight, you can also see two other Tarantino films on Netflix, namely Pulp Fiction and Inglourious Bastards.