The Crazy Story Behind Tarantino’s Scrapped Pixar Movie

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What if I told you that the anime sequence in Kill Bill Vol. 1 wasn’t Quentin Tarantino’s only attempt at animation? The year was 2005 and Pixar was in the midst of a string of hit films: Monsters IncThe Incredibles, and Finding Nemo were all recent smash hits at the box office. So upon receiving a tantalizing email from Mr. Reservoir Dogs himself and the success making him feel invincible, Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter basically said, “Fuck it. Let’s talk to Tarantino. Nobody can stop this train.”