Foxx to become unchained in ‘Django’ — July 7, 2011

Foxx to become unchained in ‘Django’

Jamie Foxx will play the title character in Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained,” the story of a freed slave who seeks revenge against a sadistic slave owner. Django receives help from a German bounty hunter, Christoph Waltz, best known as the single-minded Jew hunter in Tarantino’s “Inglourious Basterds.”

In discussing his role with CNN, Foxx confirmed two heretofore casting rumors – Leonardo DiCaprio as the evil slave owner, Calvin Candie, and Samuel L. Jackson as Candie’s overseer. Continue reading