37 Facts and Easter Eggs About Quentin Tarantino’s Movies
The production team of Once upon a time in Hollywood transformed Tinseltown into the landscape of the late 1960s, thanks to retro renovations on Hollywood Boulevard and Westwood Village, but it wasn’t all smooth sailing.
As reported in IndieWire, it was a challenge for Tarantino to convince the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to let him restore parts of Hollywood Boulevard, but using his passion for Hollywood and showing how he wanted to reflect the things that have made the city famous at that time. time, he managed to get the restoration started.
The restoration included bygone cultural facilities such as the Pussycat Theatre, the psychedelic Aquarius Theater and Peaches Records & Tapes. With the Pussycat Theater recreation, the team took the entire facade, rebuilt it, piece by piece, with cranes, and reassembled it with the neon sign.
But the hardest makeover was, in fact, creating an original Taco Bell. Apparently the location team managed to find a place down south where a guy had closed a restaurant and was able to tear it down to open a new restaurant, and instead he let the team renovate it into a Taco Original Bell, with its original signage and Taco Bell man.
The efforts are certainly reflected in the surreal 1969 LA flashback in the film!