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Uma Thurman Elaborates on 'Kill Bill' Car Accident, Doesn't Blame Quentin Tarantino

Uma Thurman is speaking out to give more information on what happened after she was injured in a car accident on the Kill Bill set and explain why she forgives director Quentin Tarantino.

The actress spoke to The New York Times for an interview released this past weekend, in which she claimed Tarantino forced her to do the car stunt against her will.

The car crashed into a palm tree and Uma says she still experiences neck and knee pain from the injuries she suffered.

“i post this clip to memorialize it’s full exposure in the nyt by Maureen Dowd,” Uma wrote on Instagram with a clip of the car stunt gone wrong. “the circumstances of this event were negligent to the point of criminality. i do not believe though with malicious intent.”

Quentin Tarantino, was deeply regretful and remains remorseful about this sorry event, and gave me the footage years later so i could expose it and let it see the light of day, regardless of it most likely being an event for which justice will never be possible,” she said. “he also did so with full knowledge it could cause him personal harm, and i am proud of him for doing the right thing and for his courage.”

“THE COVER UP after the fact is UNFORGIVABLE. for this i hold Lawrence Bender, E. Bennett Walsh, and the notorious Harvey Weinstein solely responsible. they lied, destroyed evidence, and continue to lie about the permanent harm they caused and then chose to suppress,” Uma added. “the cover up did have malicious intent, and shame on these three for all eternity. CAA never sent anyone to Mexico. i hope they look after other clients more respectfully if they in fact want to do the job for which they take money with any decency.”

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Uma Thurman Reveals She Almost Died in a Stunt That Quentin Tarantino Made Her Do

Uma Thurman has accused director Quentin Tarantino of forcing her to perform a stunt on the set of Kill Bill that almost killed her.

The actress told the New York Times that she was four days away from finishing the nine-month shoot for the two films when Tarantino said she would be driving the blue convertible and not a stunt performer.

Uma didn’t feel comfortable driving the car and says a teamster led her to believe the car might not be working well.

Quentin came in my trailer and didn’t like to hear no, like any director,” she says. “He was furious because I’d cost them a lot of time. But I was scared. He said: ‘I promise you the car is fine. It’s a straight piece of road.’”

Quentin told her to “‘hit 40 miles per hour or your hair won’t blow the right way and I’ll make you do it again.’ But that was a deathbox that I was in. The seat wasn’t screwed down properly. It was a sand road and it was not a straight road.”

In video footage shared by the Times, Uma can be seen driving down a winding road and then crash into a tree. “The steering wheel was at my belly and my legs were jammed under me. I felt this searing pain and thought, ‘Oh my God, I’m never going to walk again.’ When I came back from the hospital in a neck brace with my knees damaged and a large massive egg on my head and a concussion, I wanted to see the car and I was very upset. Quentin and I had an enormous fight, and I accused him of trying to kill me. And he was very angry at that, I guess understandably, because he didn’t feel he had tried to kill me.”

Uma says that it took her 15 years for her to obtain the footage and that Miramax tried to get her to sign a document “releasing them of any consequences of my future pain and suffering” in exchange for the footage. She didn’t sign it.

“When they turned on me after the accident, I went from being a creative contributor and performer to being like a broken tool,” Uma said.

Make sure to also read what Uma said in the article about being attacked by producer Harvey Weinstein, who produced the Kill Bill movies.

Leonardo DiCaprio in Talks to Star in Quentin Tarantino Movie About Charles Manson!

Leonardo DiCaprio might be involved in Quentin Tarantino‘s new movie about Charles Manson!

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The 43-year-old actor may be uniting with his Django Unchained collaborator for the upcoming movie, The Hollywood Reporter reports.

Although the specific plot details are still being kept under tight wraps, the movie is reportedly set in 1969, and in some way involves Charles and the murder of Sharon Tate.

Sony picked up the rights to the movie after a studio bidding war, and it is set to hit theaters on August 9, 2019 – the 50th anniversary of the murders of Sharon and her friends by the Manson cult followers.

Quentin Tarantino Reportedly Working on 'Star Trek' Film

Quentin Tarantino has reportedly pitched an idea for a new Star Trek film!

According to Deadline, the 54-year-old actor and director is now teaming up with JJ Abrams to assemble a writers room.

The writers will hear out Quentin‘s idea and begin to put together a movie.

If it all works out, Quentin could be directing it, with JJ producing.

Quentin‘s next upcoming project is a Sony flick that takes place in Los Angeles around the time of the Manson murder spree in 1969.

It’s set to hit theaters in 2019.

Quentin Tarantino's Movie About the Charles Manson Family Murders Lands at Sony

Quentin Tarantino found a home for his forthcoming film about the Charles Manson family murders.

The 54-year-old Pulp Fiction director’s upcoming movie will be distributed by Sony Pictures, according to Variety. The studio emerged victorious on Friday (November 17) in a three-way battle for distribution rights between Warner Bros. and Paramount.

The movie is set in 1969, and is rumored to have a budget of nearly $100 million.

Quentin recently spoke out about the ongoing sexual assault scandal surrounding his longtime collaborator, Harvey Weinstein.

“I knew enough to do more than I did,” he revealed of the allegations.