Hollywood filmmaker Quentin Tarantino recently echoed Jennifer Aniston`s statement that “there are no more movie stars” while taking an aim at Marvel actors.
According to Variety, during a recent interview on `2 Bears, 1 Cave` podcast, Tarantino attributed the loss of movie stars to the “Marvel-ization of Hollywood.”
“Part of the Marvel-ization of Hollywood is…you have all these actors who have become famous playing these characters. But they`re not movie stars. Right?” he said.
The filmmaker continued, “Captain America is the star. Or Thor is the star. I mean, I`m not the first person to say that. I think that`s been said a zillion times…but it`s like, you know, it`s these franchise characters that become stars.”
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In the interview, Tarantino also clarified that he does not “hate” Marvel movies but dislikes them for being the only product Hollywood is interested in making these days, reported Variety.
“Look, I used to collect Marvel comics like crazy when I was a kid. There`s an aspect that if these movies were coming out when I was in my twenties, I would totally be ****** happy and totally love them. I mean, they wouldn`t be the only movies being made. They would be those movies amongst other movies. But, you know, I`m almost 60, so yeah. No, I`m not quite as excited about them,” Tarantino said.
“My only axe to grind against them is they`re the only things that seem to be made. And they`re the only things that seem to generate any kind of excitement amongst a fan base or even like for the studio making them,” he added.
Earlier this month, Tarantino had stated that he will not helm a Marvel movie because “you have to be a hired hand to do those things. I`m not a hired hand. I`m not looking for a job,” reported Variety.
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