I don't necessarily think it was a publicity stunt, mind you, but it does now appear that we might, indeed, actually see the movie after all.
Shocked, we are. Shocked!
Check out this article here about a series of Tweets from Jeff Sneider of TheWrap. He seems to have some inside information that's off-the-record, so he can't officially confirm the news, but suggests that the movie will movie forward, and all it took is Tarantino calming down...and realizing he should, well, just rewrite the script.