Tarantino’s “Basterds” Invited To Cannes

Quentin Tarantino has accepted the invite to play his WWII epic “Inglourious Basterds” in competition at the Cannes Film Festival reports Variety.

The Brad Pitt starrer follows a band of Jewish-American soldiers whose mission is to take down a group of Nazis. The film hits theaters on August 21st.

Tarantino has apparently told Weinstein Co. and Universal Pictures that the film will be ready for its world premiere during the May festival.