John Turturro finishes Massive Lebowski spin-off based mostly on Jesus Quintana

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John Turturro has been laborious at work on a by-product to The Massive Lebowski based mostly round his character Jesus Quintana. In a brand new interview with The Impartial, Turturro provided an up to date on the venture, which he’s titled, Going Locations.

Whereas engaged on an English-language adaptation of Bertrand Blier’s 1974 French erotic comedy Les Valseuses, Turturro stored being reminded of Quintana. “I began taking part in round with it and I assumed we could possibly be onto one thing along with his irony and the irreverence of the character,” he instructed Display Day by day again in 2016.

Quick ahead three years and Turturro’s Massive Lebowski spin-off movie is nearly full. As he defined to The Impartial, the enhancing course of took lots longer than he anticipated, however he’s lastly settled on a minimize of the movie that meets his requirements.

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A beforehand launched plot synopsis describes Going Locations as a movie about “a trio of misfits whose irreverent, sexually charged dynamic evolves right into a shocking love story as their spontaneous and flippant perspective in the direction of the previous or future backfires repeatedly, whilst they inadvertently carry out good deeds.” Along with Turturro, the forged consists of Audrey Tautou and Bobby Cannavale.

“It’s a little bit of a racy film,” Turturro elaborated in an interview with The Impartial. “It exhibits how silly males are. That’s what the film is kinda about – the ladies are the stronger, extra collectively characters. I needed to tweak it just a little bit however now I really feel actually good about it. It’s principally an exploration of Jesus getting out of jail [after being framed as a pedophile]. It’s a comedy however a really human comedy.”

Turturro made Going Locations with the complete help of Massive Lebowski administrators Joel and Ethan Coen. “They’re my buddies, shut buddies, and have been supportive after I mentioned I wanna discover this character extra,” he mentioned. “They mentioned, you gotta do it trigger we’re not doing it! If I’ve one thing to indicate, I present it to them in the event that they’re round.”

Whereas a launch date has not but been set, it’s anticipated that Turturro will debut Going Locations later this 12 months at a fall movie pageant.



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