Actor Samuel L. Jackson has officially confirmed his participation in the new Quentin Tarantino project, "Django Unchained". In addition, the film joined Gerald McReyni.
In the center of the action - slave Django (Jamie Foxx), breaking free he is going to find his wife, Hilda, who is subordinate to cruel plantation owner Calvin Candy (Leonardo DiCaprio). Right hand in Candy is the servant Stephen (as previously voiced it will be Jackson) is sufficiently prudent manipulator. The level of his impact on the host is so great that he can personally offend his master. German Dr. King Schultz (star of "Inglorious Bastards" Christoph Waltz), who hates racism and slavery helps Django.
In addition, according to Tarantino tradition, he likes to involve in his paintings Hollywood veterans, whose fame has faded somewhat. So he did with John Travolta, whose career was revived after "Pulp Fiction", Robert Forster in "Jackie Brown" as well as Kurt Russell in "Death Proof". In the "Django" such role will play Kevin Costner. His character - sadistic coach who organizes slaves battles.
Filming will start in the near future in New Orleans. Release of "Django Unchained" will be in 25 December 2012. For Samuel L. Jackson and Quentin Tarantino that will be the fifth collaboration.
Now Jackson is busy in Broadway performance "The Mountaintop", which embodies the image of Martin Luther King. The premiere will be held in mid-October, it will last until mid-January, immediately after which the actor will join the shooting process.