NEW ORLEANS -- Quentin Tarantino will reign as the Krewe of Orpheus’ 2014 Celebrity Monarch, according to the krewe.
"With his vibrant imagination and dedication to richly layered storytelling, Quentin Tarantino has established himself as one of the most celebrated filmmakers of his generation. On Lundi Gras he will lead the 27 float procession, themed The Enchanted World, and be celebrated by over 1,300 Krewe members, hundreds of thousands of parade-goers and thousands of revelers attending Orpheuscapade," said a statement from the Krewe.
The Oscar-winning screenwriter is known for films such as "Pulp Fiction," "Reservoir Dogs," and "Django Unchained," which was filmed in Louisiana.
Past celebrity monarchs have included Gary Sinise, Bret Michaels, Steve Zahn, Joan Rivers, James Belushi, Steven Seagal, Josh Hartnett, Glenn Close, Whoopi Goldberg, Hoda Kotb and Sandra Bullock.