The fabulously wet jheri curl sported by Samuel L. Jackson’s Jules Winfield in ‘Pulp Fiction’ is almost its own character. “[Quentin] wanted it to be a big afro,” he said while in conversation with Michael Keaton for Variety’s Actors on Actors series. “The PA he sent out to buy the wig bought the wrong wig, and came back with a jheri curl wig.
The fascinating document recently surfaced on Reddit – providing a glimpse into the “Pulp Fiction” that could have been. While Tarantino did get his way with the roles of Pumpkin (Tim Roth) and Honey Bunny (Amanda Plummer), turns out John Travolta wasn’t his first choice for Vincent.
Photos taken from behind-the-scenes of film sets weren’t so readily available before the days of Instagram and Twitter. Now, not only are we inundated with them, but we practically expect them… even while a film is still shooting. But while pics taken during the productions of films like “Star Wars,” “Jaws” and “Psycho” may not have gone “viral” (because there was no such thing back then), the internet has, in recent years, unearthed a whole cache of splendid snaps captured behind the scenes. Here are 20 of the very coolest we’ve seen.
The glowing contents of Marcellus Wallace’s briefcase in ‘Pulp Fiction’, the item assassins Jules and Vincent were so keen to recover for their boss, has been revealed. A few other interesting titbits from the set emerged too.