Samuel L. Jackson, Demian Bichir, Channing Tatum Among Official 'Hateful Eight' Cast Add Comment November 06, 2014 21:48:13 GMT Jennifer Jason Leigh, Kurt Russell, Tim Roth, and Bruce Dern also board Quentin Tarantino's highly-anticipated western project. Photo credit: /WENN "The Hateful Eight" announces its official cast. The eight eponymous characters will be portrayed by Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Kurt Russell, Walton Goggins, Demian Bichir, Michael Madsen, Tim Roth, and Bruce Dern. Additionally, Channing Tatum is expected to play a substantial role in the movie. The project due late 2015 will mark the first time ever Leigh, Bichir, and Tatum work with Quentin Tarantino, while most of the cast members have collaborated with the director before and participated in the "Hateful Eight" live reading. Tarantino's most frequent collaborator is Jackson who has appeared in at least five of his flicks including "Pulp Fiction" and the last one "Django Unchained". In The Hateful Eight, set six or eight or twelve years after the Civil War, a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. The passengers, bounty hunter John Ruth and his fugitive Daisy Domergue, race towards the town of Red Rock where Ruth, known in these parts as "The Hangman," will bring Domergue to justice. Along the road, they encounter two strangers: Major Marquis Warren, a black former union soldier turned infamous bounty hunter, and Chris Mannix , a southern renegade who claims to be the town's new Sheriff. Losing their lead on the blizzard, Ruth, Domergue, Warren and Mannix seek refuge at Minnie's Haberdashery, a stagecoach stopover on a mountain pass. When they arrive at Minnie's, they are greeted not by the proprietor but by four unfamiliar faces. Bob, who's taking care of Minnie's while she's visiting her mother, is holed up with Oswaldo Mobray, the hangman of Red Rock, cow-puncher Joe Gage, and Confederate General Sanford Smithers. As the storm overtakes the mountainside stopover, our eight travelers come to learn they may not make it to Red Rock after all... Samuel L. Jackson is Major Marquis Warren a.k.a. "The Bounty Hunter" Kurt Russell is John Ruth a.k.a. "The Hangman" Jennifer Jason Leigh is Daisy Domergue a.k.a. "The Prisoner" Walton Goggins is Chris Mannix a.k.a. "The Sheriff" Demian Bichir is Bob a.k.a. "The Mexican" Tim Roth is Oswaldo Mobray a.k.a. "The Little Man" Michael Madsen is Joe Gage a.k.a. "The Cow Puncher" Bruce Dern is General Sanford Smithers a.k.a. "The Confederate"