Margot Robbie shared a first photo of her as Sharon Tate in Quentin Tarantino’s new movie, ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’

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  • Actress Margot Robbie posted to Instagram on Monday a photo of herself as Sharon Tate in Quentin Tarantino’s new movie, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.”
  • It’s the first look we’ve gotten of Robbie in the role.
  • Tate’s murder by the Manson Family in 1969 plays a significant part in the film.

Margot Robbie is going back in time for Quentin Tarantino’s new movie.

Robbie posted a photo to Instagram Monday of herself as Sharon Tate, the actress and wife of director Roman Polanski, who was murdered in 1969 by the Manson Family.

First look. #OnceUponATimeInHollywood @onceinhollywood

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Tarantino’s movie, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” takes place in 1969 Los Angeles. Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt lead the film as actor Rick Dalton and his stunt double, Cliff Booth, respectively, as they struggle to succeed in Hollywood. Tate’s murder plays a significant role in the film.

Robbie told Indiewire in April, when she was confirmed for the role, that Tarantino is one of her “bucket-list directors.”

“As long as I can remember, I’ve been a huge Tarantino fan,” she said.

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” comes to theaters July 26, 2019.