It has just been announced by the Weinstein Company and Universal that Tarantino’s upcoming film, Inglourious Basterds will officially be released nationwide August 21, 2009.

The Weinstein Company (TWC) and Universal Pictures announced today that Academy Award-winning director Quentin Tarantino’s World War II epic, Inglourious Basterds, starring Brad Pitt, will open domestically August 21, 2009. The announcement was made by Harvey Weinstein, co-chairman of TWC and David Linde, co-chairman of Universal Pictures who are partners in the film.  TWC and Universal are co-financing and co-presenting the film with TWC handling domestic distribution and Universal handling international distribution. International release dates will be announced shortly.

Woohoo! I can’t wait to see this! Originally it was rumored for 2010, but it looks like we’ll be getting in the new year!

Check out more pictures and details for Inglourious Basterds now.