Quentin Tarantino to write and direct The Shadow? Quentin Tarantino is reportedly attached to direct a reboot of The Shadow. The Kill Bill director may also write the movie’s script. The Shadow was previously adapted for a 1994 film with Alec Baldwin in the title role. The character first appeared in radio plays aired during the ’30s and ’40s. Tarantino has yet to confirm his involvement on the project.