(LOS ANGELES) — Quentin Tarantino has been teasing the possibility of a Kill Bill Vol. 3, and Vivica A. Fox, whose assassin Veronica Green was killed by a vengeful Uma Thurman’s The Bride/Beatrix Kiddo in Kill Bill Vol. 1, knows who she wants to star.
“Zendaya!” Fox tells NME.
Tarantino has hinted that the next installment would star Green’s daughter, Nikki, who wants to avenge her mother’s death.
The future face-off between Green’s daughter and Thurman’s Kiddo is teased in Vol. 1; as Thurman’s character wipes off the knife she used to kill Green after a knock-down fight between the pair, she sees the little girl watching her, and tells her: “When you grow up, if you still feel raw about it, I’ll be waiting.”
The character was originally portrayed by Ambrosia Kelley, but Fox says Zendaya would be a natural to play the more grown-up version.
“Her and Uma are both very tall, and it would just be kick-butt, and I love her.”
Fox is hoping that getting Zendaya on board would give Tarantino a push to get started on Vol. 3.
“Hopefully now we can put that out, like ‘Tarantino, cast Zendaya!’ And spark his interest to put it on the fast track,” says Fox.
By George Costantino and Stephen Iervolino
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