Will Smith’s almost-casting in the leading role of Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained has been part of that film’s lore since its production, with Smith earlier insisting he’d ultimately passed on the role of the slave-turned-bounty-hunter for reasons that sounded vaguely egotistical. Show More Summary
Will Smith Explains Why He Rejected Role In Django Unchained Will Smith has been one of the biggest Hollyweird stars for almost two decades but the actor has been known to make some less than strategic decisions when picking films.
During THR's recent actor roundtable, Will Smith was asked why he passed on the lead role in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained. Smith stated that while he thought the story was perfect, he was turned off by the violent nature of the film. Smith thought the story of "a guy that... More »
Almost three years ago, Django Lives! was announced and the timing couldn’t have been more fortuitous. Quentin Tarantino‘s Django Unchained was just about to hit theaters and people – normal people! – were actually interested in the spaghetti western icon whose name inspired Jamie Foxx’s slave-turned-bounty-hunter. Show More Summary
Actress Daniele Watts, who appeared in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained, is back in hot water.
Danièle Watts, an actress from Quentin Tarantino movie ‘Django Unchained,’ claims she was accosted by the Los Angeles-area police on Thursday. Watts, who currently stars as Martin Lawrence’s daughter in the FX show ‘Partners,” posted an account on her Facebook page about the incident. Show More Summary
When the screenplay for Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained follow-up, a five-part western titled The Hateful Eight, leaked online in January, Tarantino vowed not to move forward with the film, telling Deadline, “I have no desire to...Show More Summary
Audition videos are unfair. We normally see them long after we’ve known that the actor showcased in them didn’t receive the part. So we’re left to watch the clip and judge what the performer did wrong – or improperly – so as not to get...Show More Summary
Christoph Waltz has been pretty popular lately, particularly after his stellar performance in Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained so fans will probably be excited about his upcoming project. Waltz will be portraying Qohen Leth in The...Show More Summary
The first installment of Peter Jackson's trilogy and Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" were both illegally downloaded more than 8 million times this past year. read more
The obvious comparison for Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave, given their similar Oscar-bait pedigrees and chronological proximity, is to Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained. Both tackle the subject of slavery, both return the national...Show More Summary
After two stellar supporting turns in Steven Spielberg‘s Lincoln and Quentin Tarantino‘s Django Unchained, one might expect Walton Goggins, who was brilliant as the vicious but weak Shane Vendrell on The Shield and his charismatic but uncertain Boyd Crowder on the current show Justified, would want to make his way into cinema. But it looks [...]
Is Will Smith looking to make up for balking at starring in Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained by starring in a remake of one of the biggest landmarks in the Western canon? Smith has signed to produce and star in the remake of Sam Peckinpah’s The Wild Bunch, which Warner Bros. has been trying to kickstart for [...]
The long saga of whether Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained would ever be screened in China has ended, not with a bang but with a flop. [ more › ]
Quentin Tarantino‘s Django Unchained re-opened yesterday in China to disappointing numbers after it was yanked suddenly from the country’s theaters last month. Some “minor changes” were made, according to Shanghai’s UME Cineplex. The re-do reportedly is three minutes shorter, with nudity scenes omitted. Show More Summary
On April 11, Chinese authorities pulled Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained on the morning of its release, citing technical reasons. A trending report on Sina Weibo said that the film, which was set to be the director’s debut in Chinese...Show More Summary
Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" was pulled from theaters in China for mysterious reasons on April 11, the film's opening day.
With a Chinese censorship two-step thrusting it back into the news and a brand-new DVD release, Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained might seem to be ideal fare for those seeking an evening's frivolous entertainment. Or maybe not? It may help to have a little perspective.
Another slow week for DVD and Blu-ray releases, but hey, hopefully your taxes are done, and you can pick up Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained. Otherwise, there’s a great classic 80’s film hitting the Criterion collection, and some classic Jackie Chan films. New: Django Unchained: One of the biggest surprises at this year’s Oscars was the [...]
Like a town marshal determined to nip trouble in the bud, China’s main film distributor rode into the country’s movie theaters on Thursday and took out Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained” before it could get its gun out of its holster.