Django Unchained plot details released

Django Teaser Filmonic Image We saw the first poster yesterday, and now The Weinstein Company has released one giant plot summary for Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained which talks us through the story, cast, and characters.

You can read it in full below:

Set in the South two years before the Civil War, DJANGO UNCHAINED stars Academy Award®-winner Jamie Foxx as Django, a slave whose brutal history with his former owners lands him face-to-face with German-born bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz (Academy Award®-winner Christoph Waltz). Schultz is on the trail of the murderous Brittle brothers, and only Django can lead him to his bounty. The unorthodox Schultz acquires Django with a promise to free him upon the capture of the Brittles – dead or alive.

Success leads Schultz to free Django, though the two men choose not to go their separate ways. Instead, Schultz seeks out the South’s most wanted criminals with Django by his side. Honing vital hunting skills, Django remains focused on one goal: finding and rescuing Broomhilda (Kerry Washington), the wife he lost to the slave trade long ago.

Django and Schultz’s search ultimately leads them to Calvin Candie (Academy Award®-nominee Leonardo DiCaprio), the proprietor of “Candyland,” an infamous plantation where slaves are groomed by trainer Ace Woody (Kurt Russell) to battle each other for sport. Exploring the compound under false pretenses, Django and Schultz arouse the suspicion of Stephen (Academy Award®-nominee Samuel L. Jackson), Candie’s trusted house slave. Their moves are marked, and a treacherous organization closes in on them. If Django and Schultz are to escape with Broomhilda, they must choose between independence and solidarity, between sacrifice and survival…

Written and directed by Academy Award®-winner Quentin Tarantino, DJANGO UNCHAINED is produced by Stacey Sher, Reginald Hudlin and Pilar Savone. The executive producers are Harvey and Bob Weinstein, Michael Shamberg, Shannon McIntosh, and James Skotchdopole. DJANGO UNCHAINED will be released in the U.S. on December 25, 2012, and internationally by Sony Pictures.

It seems the marketing campaign is just getting started, so I wouldn’t be surprised if we got a teaser trailer sometime soon. The plan may be to attach it to one of the upcoming summer films.

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  • KCCO

    Its gonna be AWESOME

  • MelanieAnne

    I can’t wait for this! Such an amazing cast, I hope they are all used accordingly. Hmmmm…I think the only powerhouse missing from this movie is Morgan Freeman! I hope he narrates this film in the end, lol.

  • Kendra Taylor

    I’m hesitant to see this, but I already know I will because Jamie Foxx and Samuel L. Jackson.