Quentin Tarantino says he wrote the role of Inglorious Basterds for Adam Sandler

Quentin Tarantino explained how he wrote one Inglorious Basterds Role for Adam Sandler.

The 2009 film follows a group of Jewish soldiers on an undercover mission to bring down Hitler and the Nazi government.

Inglourious Basterds Brad Pitt, Christoph Waltz, Mélanie Laurent and Eli Roth played the leading roles. Roth played Sgt. Donny “The Bear Jew” Donowitz.

In a new interview on Bill Maher club coincidence podcast acc colliderswhich also guest starred Judd Apataow, Tarantino spoke about originally writing the role of Donowitz for Sandler.

Tarantino said he met Apatow while filming a cameo for his 2000 film Little Nickiin which Sandler also starred.

Apatow said, “I feel bad for doing it funny people With Sandler, I wasn’t aware that that was exactly the time you were trying to use him for Inglorious Basterds.”

Tarantino said although he wanted Sandler in his film, he thought funny people suited the actor better.

“Obviously he should have made yours about the whole thing. I mean, you start with that damn videotape of you guys as kids,” he said.

Pulp Fiction director Quentin Tarantino

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“But yes, Bear Jew wanted to… I wrote Bear Jew for Adam Sandler. when i did Little Nicki, he’s like, ‘Oh man, can I beat Nazis with a bat? Damn script! Damn cool! I can barely wait for it! I can barely wait for it!’ He was like telling every Jewish guy, ‘I’m going to fucking play that guy who beats Nazis with a fucking bat.’”

The filmmaker went on to joke that Apatow cast all the “good” Jewish actors funny peoplemeaning no one was available Inglorious Basterds.

“Seth Rogen and all the good Jews did funny people‘ said Tarantino.

“I kill Hitler with baseball bats and there are no good Jews! David Krumholtz, nobody! All the good Jews were all wrapped up! I do the Jewish male fantasy!”

funny people (2009) with Sandler, Seth Rogen and Jonah Hill.

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