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Quentin Tarantino on Hateful Eight Heroine: Jennifer Lawrence Could Have Played the Role

Quentin Tarantino on Hateful Eight Heroine: Jennifer Lawrence Could Have Played the Role

Originally posted 08/25/2015 02:40AM

Quentin Tarantino has a reputation for casting actors in unexpected roles – John Travolta in Pulp Fiction or Uma Thurman in Kill Bill, for example. The director's forthcoming film, the western Hateful Eight, will feature Jennifer Jason Leigh in one of her highest-profile roles in years: as Daisy, the sole female member of the titular group of tough characters.

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Emily Thorne's Psychologically Damaged Mom Cast on Revenge

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Jennifer Jason Leigh Will Play Emily Thorne's Mom on Revenge

Originally posted 07/20/2012 10:45AM

Emmy snub aside, there's exciting news for fans of ABC's Revenge: Jennifer Jason Leigh is joining the cast for the show's sophomore season.

Leigh, 50, who shot to fame in 1982's Fast Times at Ridgemont High, landed the recurring role of Emily Thorne's mother on the Hamptons-set melodrama, EW.com reports.

The role was teased in the show's May finale, when it was revealed that Emily VanCamp's character still had a very special family tie after all. (And this means the Hamptons's reigning queen Victoria Grayson, played by Madeleine Stowe, has some competition ... assuming she's still alive next season.)

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Jennifer Jason Leigh Files for Divorce | Jennifer Jason Leigh, Noah Baumbach

Jennifer Jason Leigh Files for Divorce

Originally posted 11/23/2010 05:35PM

Just seven months after the birth of their son, Jennifer Jason Leigh is seeking to end her five-year marriage to director Noah Baumbach.

Leigh, 48, whose real name is Jennifer Morrow, filed for divorce on Nov. 15 in Los Angeles Superior Court, citing irreconcilable differences.

She's seeking spousal support as well as primary custody of their son, Rohmer, with visitation for Baumbach.

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Jennifer Jason Leigh, Director Baumbach Wed | Jennifer Jason Leigh

UpdatePosted 09/27/2005 05:55PM

Jennifer Jason Leigh, Director Baumbach Wed

Originally posted 09/27/2005 02:00PM

Jennifer Jason Leigh and director Noah Baumbach have married, the new groom confirmed to PEOPLE Monday night at the premiere of his new movie.

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