Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained lands Kerry Washington as female lead
The Weinstein Company-distributed western revenge flick also stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Christoph Waltz, Kurt Russell, Gerald McRainey and Dennis Christopher.
This comes after news 5 days ago that Joseph Gordon-Levitt was in talks for a part in the New Orleans-shot film.
In Django Unchained Jamie Foxx stars as a freed slave who joins forces with a German bounty hunter called Schultz to take on evil plantation owner Calvin Candie (Leonardo DiCaprio), and get back his long-lost love (Washington).
Pic is being produced by Stacey Sher, Pilar Savone and Reginald Hudlin. Harvey Weinstein, Michael Shamberg and Jim Skotchdopole are serving as executive producers.
Sony Pictures handles overseas distribution.