Django Unchained casting update
The big news of the last few days is, that Kevin Costner – as much as I would have loved to see him in it – is out (due to scheduling conflicts) of Django Unchained, which is currently in pre-production, and Kurt Russell is in talks to replace him. Quentin Tarantino also drew some additional talent to his southern. Laura Cayouette (Kill Bill, Hell Ride), Dennis Christopher (Deadwood) and Gerald McRaney (also Deadwood) will be joining and already impressive cast that includes Jamie Foxx as the titular Django, Samuel L. Jackson, Christoph Waltz, and Leonardo diCaprio. Michael K. Williams (Boardwalk Empire) who lost out for the lead role, says he might eventually be in the movie as well. Kerry Washington (Ray) and Zoe Bell are also attached. Update: Reportedly, M.C. Gainey is also in talks to play a baddie in the movie.
Waltz, who won an Academy Award for his role as the evil Nazi Col. Landa in Inglourious Basterds, was reportedly injured training for the role. The movie is about to start principal photography very soon, we will keep you posted.
Sources: Variety, People, Joblo, Playlist, Deadline, Orlando Sentinel, Cinemablend,
I’d love to see Zoe Bell in another QT film.
M.C. Gainey cast as Big John Brittle
Does anyone have any information on any extras casting in Mississippi or Louisiana?
Is it true that Don Johnson’s gonna star as Spencer “Big Daddy” Bennett? That’d be marvellous. I’d love to see Don gettin’ killed by jamie foxx :P
seems to be true…
Tom Savini probably cast as Elvis Brittle. The cast’s gettin’ better and better. Just remember Savini in From Dusk Till Dawn or Planet Terror. I like
Variety claims that Joseph Gordon-Levitt is about to join the cast of Django Unchained. Sony even delayed his biker thriller Premium Rush to summer ’12. As much as I like that, I wonder who he’s gonna portray. Any ideas?