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The Once Upon A Time In Hollywood Trailer Wants You To Believe Brad Pitt Stands A Fighting Chance Against Bruce Lee

We gotta give many props to Mike Moh for his perfect impression of the late martial artist superstar.

The new Once Upon A Time In Hollywood poster of Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio caused a lot of buzz the other day, but expect all that chatter about the film to grow exponentially because the official teaser trailer is out and there’s so much to dissect in Quentin Tarantino’s ninth flick.

Set in Tarantino’s take on 1969 Hollywood and revolving around Leo and Brad’s characters as they try to break into the film industry, Hollywood appears to be one of Tarantino’s most stylish and funniest movies in years.

It also looks like the film will be stuffed full of great little moments from all the characters, such as Margot Robbie dancing around and pulling off a pitch-perfect take on Sharon Tate:

Splitting image right there.

There’s Aussie actor Damon Herriman saying “g’day” as the creepy cult leader Charles Manson and somehow managing to be likable, which I guess is exactly what Manson was like in real-life.

Helter Skelter, mate.

We also can’t forget about Leo, who gets a great moment where a young girl tells his character that he just performed “the best acting” she had ever seen.

I feel like we’ve all said that a lot when watching Leo’s films over the years and will be saying that again for Hollywood.

You all heard her, just give Leo his second Oscar now.

And we must give many props to Mike Moh for his bang on take on the Bruce Lee. From the mannerisms, physicality, and speaking pattern, Moh absolutely nailed everything.

But the pièce de résistance of the trailer is the brief glimpse of a fight scene between Lee and Brad’s character, who somehow manages to hold is own against the late martial artist.

Astounding fight choreography aside, are we really meant to believe that Brad can truly hold his own in a fight against Lee? Tarantino appears to think so.

You really think Brad Pitt could actually hold his own against Bruce Lee?

But let’s not get wound up over Lee appearing to lose to Brad in a fight here.

Since there’s no context to their scuffle, it’s most likely that Lee is simply teaching Brad’s character some action choreography or working on a fight scene for a film, which is something Lee actually did on movies during his Hollywood days.

But then again, this is Tarantino we’re talking about and he’s played it loose with real-life history in his films before. I wouldn’t be surprised if the film ends with Lee ends up hunting down Manson after his creepy cult murders poor Sharon.

You can probably tell that I’m super excited for Once Upon A Time In Hollywood when it comes out in Aussie cinemas on August 15. In the meantime, I’m going to rewatch the trailer over and over again, and I suggest you take a gander as well.

Margot Robbie's Sharon Tate Look Is Spot On For Quentin Tarantino's New Film, So Enjoy It Now Because He Will Be Focusing On Her Feet Anyway

Robbie is starring alongside Leonardo DiCaprio (again) and Brad Pitt in Tarantino's subtly titled Once Upon A Time In Hollywood.

If you were to go through Quentin Tarantino’s filmography, an argument can be made that the guy has never made a “bad” film. Okay, Death Proof toes the line but it is also meant to be a take on the old grindhouse films of the 1970s, so it gets a pass.

Going back to my original point, his upcoming movie Once Upon A Time In Hollywood is shaping up to be yet another great cinematic experience based on what we know so far. Even if – god forbid – the movie is awful, we at least know one thing that he absolutely nailed – casting Margot Robbie as Sharon Tate.

Hot on the heels of some set pics that dropped last month, Robbie has now given us the first proper look of her take on Tate by sharing a cheeky photo on Instagram.

And she absolutely nailed it, guys.

Seriously, if I didn’t know who Robbie and Tate were, I would’ve thought they were the same person.

We also don’t need to worry about Robbie’s acting since we’ve seen more than enough evidence that her chops are impeccable, such as her Oscar-nominated turn on I, Tonya and three years of working on Neighbours.

I definitely can’t wait to see Robbie act her way to another Oscar nom since this is a Tarantino film we’re talking about here. But because, you know, this is a Tarantino film, we should probably also expect a gratuitous amount of shots of Robbie’s feet since its his “trademark” or something. I’d rather not think too much of the guy’s foot obsession.

With Robbie rocking her Sharon Tate look like a second skin, an all-star cast that includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, and Al Pacino, and Quentin Tarantino at the helm of everything, there really is no way for Once Upon A Time In Hollywood to be anything other freaking awesome.

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