Jamie Foxx has been signed to star in Quentin Tarantino's upcoming movie Django Unchained. The actor himself has confirmed the news that he is acting in the prestigious project.
After being in talks with the makers of the film for a few weeks, Jamie Foxx has sealed the deal. He was in the race for the role with Idris Elba and Will Smith. But it is finally him, who has been chosen by director Quentin Tarantino for the lead role.
"I think, just to be able to work with Quentin Tarantino and Samuel L Jackson, Leonardo DiCaprio, and to be able to tell a story that needs to be told. If you"re a fan of Inglorious Basterds, I mean, you know... it's just amazing. It should be amazing." the excited actor told the CNN.
The movie also features Leonardo DiCaprio, Samuel L Jackson, Christoph Waltz, Kerry Washington and others in the ensemble cast.