Former dentist, Dr. King Schultz, buys the freedom of a slave, Django, and trains him with the intent to make him his deputy bounty hunter. Instead, he is led to the site of Django’s wife who is under the hands of Calvin Candie, a ruthless plantation owner.
Top Billed Cast:
Jamie Foxx as Django
Christoph Waltz as Dr. King Schultz
Leonardo DiCaprio as Calvin Candie
Kerry Washington as Broomhilda
Top Billed Crew:
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Writer: Quentin Tarantino (written by)
25 Dec 2012
Action, Drama, Western
2 h 45 min
Django Unchained: Trivia
Will Smith, Idris Elba, Chris Tucker, Terrence Howard, Michael Kenneth Williams, and Tyrese Gibson were all considered for the role of Django.
Quentin Tarantino actually wrote the role with Smith in mind, and Smith’s agents and manager wanted him to accept it, but Smith ultimately decided to pass. Tarantino then offered the part to Jamie Foxx, who accepted.
Kevin Costner was cast as Ace Woody, but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts.
Some Django Unchained Quotes:
Django: [upon being asked his name] Django. The D is silent.
Calvin Candie: Gentlemen, you had my curiousity. But now, you have my attention.
Calvin Candie: Adult supervision is required.
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