One of Hollywood's top writers and directors is serving as Mardi Gras royalty.
"Oscar-winning screenwriter, director, producer, actor... Quentin Tarantino will reign as the Krewe of Orpheus' 2014 Celebrity Monarch." spokeswoman Lea Sinclair Filson said in a news release. "On Lundi Gras he will lead the 27 float procession, themed The Enchanted World."
His credits include "Django Unchained," "Inglourious Basterds," "Kill Bill," and "Pulp Fiction."
The Krewe of Orpheus parades Monday, March 3 this year.
The processions is followed by the Orpheuscapade, held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, which will feature Cheap Trick and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy.