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Quentin Tarantino movie about Manson era set to receive an $18-million California tax credit

Quentin Tarantino movie about Manson era set to receive an $18-million California tax credit

The latest movie by Quentin Tarantino — which Sony will release following the director’s departure from the beleaguered Weinstein Co. — is set to receive an $18-million California film tax credit.

Tarantino’s new movie will film in the Los Angeles area and is set against the backdrop of the Charles Manson murders of 1969, though the film is believed to focus on fictional personalities working in the movie and TV businesses.

Manson, who masterminded a string of bizarre murders in L.A. that riveted the nation, died Sunday of natural causes.

The $18 million that...

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