Quentin Tarantino casts Uma Thurman's daughter Maya Hawke for his next film

Quentin Tarantino is keeping things in the family.

The Oscar-winning filmmaker has tapped none other than Maya Hawke, daughter of Uma Thurman, for his new film Once Upon a Time In Hollywood, ET has learned. Thurman has notably been the leading lady in several of Tarantino's films.

It's the latest casting in what has been a great year for Hawke, who in March, was revealed to be headed to Hawkins for season three of Netflix's Stranger Things.

Meanwhile, parts of Tarantino and Thurman's rocky past professional relationship have surfaced this year. Earlier this year, Thurman alleged in an explosive New York Times article that Tarantino’s longtime producer Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted her years ago. Weinstein has denied Thurman's allegations.

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Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke's daughter Maya Hawke through the years
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PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 22: Uma Thurman and her daughter Maya Hawke attend the Giorgio Armani Prive Haute Couture Spring Summer 2019 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 22, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 22: (L-R) Celine Dion, Uma Thurman, Maya Hawke and Amber Heard attend the Giorgio Armani Prive Haute Couture Spring Summer 2019 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 22, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 22: (R-L) Uma Thurman and her daughter Maya Hawke attend the Giorgio Armani Prive Haute Couture Spring Summer 2019 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 22, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 22: Uma Thurman and her daughter Maya Hawke attend the Giorgio Armani Prive Haute Couture Spring Summer 2019 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 22, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 21: (L-R) Actress Uma Thurman and daughter Maya Hawke are seen on Rue de Rivoli on January 21, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Maya Hawke attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/FilmMagic)
Maya Hawke arrives for the 2018 Met Gala on May 7, 2018, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. - The Gala raises money for the Metropolitan Museum of Arts Costume Institute. The Gala's 2018 theme is Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination. (Photo by Hector RETAMAL / AFP) (Photo credit should read HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 05: Maya Hawke and Kathryn Newton attend the 'Little Women' FYC Reception And Panel Discussion at Linwood Dunn Theater at the Pickford Center for Motion Study on May 5, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 05: Maya Hawke attends the 'Little Women' FYC Reception And Panel Discussion at Linwood Dunn Theater at the Pickford Center for Motion Study on May 5, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, USA - APRIL 27: Actress Maya Hawke, attends a screening of 'Little Women' during the Tribeca Film Festival at SVA Theatre in New York, United States on April 27, 2018. (Photo by Atilgan Ozdil/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Maya Hawke attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Radhika Jones - Arrivals at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Presley Ann/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
SANTA MONICA, CA - MARCH 03: Actress Maya Hawke attends the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards on March 3, 2018 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
SANTA MONICA, CA - MARCH 03: Maya Hawke and Ethan Hawke attend the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards on March 3, 2018 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 14: Maya Thurman-Hawke attends the Michael Kors fashion show during New York Fashion Week at Vivian Beaumont Theatre on February 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
MILAN, ITALY - FEBRUARY 20: Maya Hawke attends Moncler Genius during Milan Fashion Week on February 20, 2018 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Venturelli/Getty Images for Moncler)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 08: Maya Thurman-Hawke attends the Tom Ford Women's Fall/Winter 2018 fashion show during New York Fashion Week at Park Avenue Armory on February 8, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 25: Maya Thurman-Hawke attends the 2018 Warner Music Group Pre- Grammy Celebration at The Grill & The Pool Restaurants on January 25, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 16: Actress Maya Hawke attends photo call for BBC's 'Little Women' at Langham Hotel on January 16, 2018 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 11: Maya Hawke attends the 'Little Women' special screening at The Soho Hotel on December 11, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 24: Maya Thurman-Hawke attends the after party for the screening of Oscilloscope's 'ma ma' hosted by The Cinema Society and Chopard at Cafe Medi on May 24, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 22: Maya Thurman-Hawke attends 'The Beguiled' New York premiere at The Metrograph on June 22, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 20: Maya Thurman-Hawke (L) and actress Uma Thurman attend 'The Theory Of Everything' New York Premiere at Museum of Modern Art on October 20, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 01: Maya Thurman-Hawke enter the 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on June 1, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/FilmMagic)
PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 05: Uma Thurman and Maya Hawke attend the Miu Miu Resort Collection 2015 at Palais d'Iena on July 5, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Julien M. Hekimian/French Select/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 10: Maya Thurman-Hawke (L) and actor Ethan Hawke attend the 13th Annual AARP's Movies For Grownups Awards Gala at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel on February 10, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)
SANTA BARBARA, CA - FEBRUARY 09: Maya Thurman-Hawke and Ethan Hawke attend the 29th Santa Barbara International Film Festival closing night screening of 'Before Midnight' featuring a conversation with Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke on February 9, 2014 in Santa Barbara, California. (Photo by Rebecca Sapp/Getty Images for SBIFF)
WESTWOOD, CA - AUGUST 26: Actor Ethan Hawke (C) and kids Roan Thurman-Hawke and Maya Thurman-Hawke arrive at the Los Angeles premiere of 'Getaway' at Regency Village Theatre on August 26, 2013 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 17: (L-R) Actress Uma Thurman and her daughter Maya Thurman-Hawke attend the HRC Marriage for Equality USA celebration at the Calvin Klein Boutique on April 17, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
NEW YORK CITY - SEPTEMBER 02: Maya Ray Thurman-Hawke sighting at Blu Dot furniture store on September 2, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Christopher Peterson/BuzzFoto/FilmMagic)
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She also alleged in the interview that the 55-year-old director put her life in danger with a risky car chase scene while filming Kill Bill. She claims to have requested a stunt driver multiple times but Tarantino could not be dissuaded. In the scene, Thurman’s car crashes into a palm tree. Filming the shot lead to injuries for the actress which she still struggles with to this day. Tarantino has since shared his regret for making the decision.

"I am guilty, for putting her in that car, but not the way that people are saying I am guilty of it," the director said in an interview with Deadline in February. "It's the biggest regret of my life, getting her to do that stunt."

Besides Hawke, Tarantino has also hired Girls star and creator Lena Dunham, as well as Austin Butler and Lorenza Izzo to be in the film.

Here’s the official synopsis: “Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood visits 1969 Los Angeles, where onetime TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) make their way in an industry they hardly recognize anymore. The ninth film from the writer-director features a large ensemble cast and multiple storylines in a tribute to the final moments of Hollywood’s golden age.”

On Aug. 5, Vanessa Hudgens expressed her excitement to ET that Butler, her boyfriend, was joining the cast of the film.

I’m so stoked for him right now!” she said while on the red carpet with Butler at the premiere of her movie, Dog Days. “The fact that he just did Broadway for the first time, just did a film with Jim Jarmusch, he’s about to do a movie with Quentin… Like, I can’t! I’m so proud.”

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Uma Thurman and Quentin Tarantino together through the years
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Uma Thurman and Quentin Tarantino together through the years
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 24: US actress Uma Thurman (R) and US director Quentin Tarantino (L) attend the 'Per un pugno di dollari' (A Fistful of Dollars) film screening and the Closing Ceremony of the 67th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 24, 2014. (Photo by Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman at the Closing ceremony and 'A Fistful of Dollars' screening during 67th Cannes Film Festival (Photo by Stephane Cardinale/Corbis via Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 23:US actress Uma Thurman (L) and US director Quentin Tarantino (R) attend 'Sils Maria' (Clouds of Sils Maria) film screening in competition during the 67th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France. May 23, 2014. (Photo by Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
Lawrence Bender, Quentin Tarantino, Uma Thurman, John Travolta, Kelly Preston at the 'Clouds Of Sils Maria' Premiere at the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival (Photo by Stephane Cardinale/Corbis via Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 23: (L-R) John Travolta, Uma Thurman and Quentin Tarantino attend a screening of Pulp Fiction at the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 23, 2014 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 23: Quentin Tarantino (L) and Uma Thurman attend the 'Clouds Of Sils Maria' premiere during the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 23, 2014 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 11: Director Quentin Tarantino and actress Uma Thurman attends The Weinstein Company with The Hollywood Reporter, Samsung Galaxy & The Cinema Society screening of 'Django Unchained' at the Ziegfeld Theatre on December 11, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 11: Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman attend The Weinstein Company With The Hollywood Reporter, Samsung Galaxy And The Cinema Society Host A Screening Of 'Django Unchained' at Ziegfeld Theater on December 11, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
Uma Thurman and Quentin Tarantino attend the Friars Club roast of Quentin Tarantino at the New York Hilton and Towers on December 1, 2010 in New York City.
Director Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman during a photocall for their latest film Kill Bill Vol 2, held at the Riveria Terrace in the Palias du Festival during the 57th Cannes Film Festival in France. (Photo by Anthony Harvey - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)
Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman, winner of Best Fight for 'Kill Bill Vol. 1' (Photo by J. Shearer/WireImage)
Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman during 2004 Cannes Film Festival - 'Kill Bill Vol. 2' - Premiere at Palais Du Festival in Cannes, France. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
Vivica A. Fox, Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman during 'Kill Bill Vol. 2' World Premiere - Red Carpet at Arclight Cinerama Dome in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by M. Caulfield/WireImage)
Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino, Uma Thurman and Harvey Weinstein (Photo by Michael Caulfield/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES - APRIL 8: Director Quentin Tarantino (R) and actress Uma Thurman talk at the after-party for Miramaxs' 'Kill Bill Vol. 2' at The Ivar on April 8, 2004 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - DECEMBER 18: Director Quentin Tarantino and actress Uma Thurman arrive at the Paramount Premiere of 'Paycheck' on December 18, 2003 at Graumans Chinese Theater, in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
FRANCE - NOVEMBER 04: 'Kill Bill' Premiere At Rex Cinema In Paris. On November 4, 2003 In Paris, France. Quentin Tarantino And Uma Thurman (Photo by Serge BENHAMOU/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman during RollingStone Hosts Luncheon for Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman at Wenner Media in New York, NY, United States. ***Exclusive*** (Photo by L. Busacca/WireImage)
Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman arrives for the UK premiere of Kill Bill - Volume 1 at Empire Leicester Square in central London. The two part film is by director Quentin Tarantino. (Photo by Ian West - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)
UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 02: Quentin Tarantino And Uma Thurman, ', Photocall For The New Quentin Tarantino Movie �ill Bill', At The Dorchester Hotel, London. (Photo by Dave Benett/Getty Images)
BERLIN - OCTOBER 1: Writer/director Quentin Tarantino and actress Uma Thurman present their new film 'Kill Bill Volume 1' at its premiere October 1, 2003 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Kurt Vinion/Getty Images)
Director Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman (co-star) arrive at the premiere of 'Kill Bill: Volume 1.' (Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images)
Adam Sandler, Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman during 'Kill Bill Vol. 1' Premiere - After Party at Hollywood Athletic Club in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by L. Cohen/WireImage)
Quentin Tarantino, Uma Thurman, Ethan Hawke & Daryl Hannah pose for photographers at 'The Screen Actors Guild Post-Awards Gala', sponsored by the Entertainment Industry Foundation and People magazine (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 18: 'Chelsea Walls' star Uma Thurman and Quentin Tarantino at an opening night party for the film at the Cannes Film Festival, May 18, 2001 (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)
380088 06: Actress Uma Thurman, director Quentin Tarantino (L) and actor Ethan Hawke (R) pose for photographers October 11, 2000 at the 'Room To Grow' charity auction at Christie's in New York City. (Photo by George De Sota/Newsmakers)
UNITED STATES - circa 1994: Actress Uma Thurman and director Quentin Tarantino. (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
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