Thursday, July 7, 2011

Jamie Foxx is Django Unchained

Quentin Tarantino has reportedly commissioned Jamie Foxx to play the title role of his upcoming film "Django Unchained."

"I think, just to be able to work with Quentin Tarantino and Samuel Jackson, Leonardo DiCaprio, and to be able to tell a story that needs to be told," Foxx told CNN, explaining why he took the role. "If you're a fan of, I mean, you know - it's just amazing. It should be an amazing thing."

Django (Foxx) is a freed slave who tries to rescue his long-lost love, Broomhilda, from a plantation owner, Calvin Candie (Leonardo DiCaprio), with the help of a German bounty hunter (Christoph Waltz).
Samuel L. Jackson is also included in the cast as Candie's slave, Stephen, while Kerry Washington is in talks to play Broomhilda.

Django Unchained is scheduled to hit theaters Christmas Day 2012.

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