The latest actor to join the film is "Lost's" M.C. Gainey. He will play Big John Brittle, an overseer at Carrucan Plantation. The movie follows Jamie Foxx as the titular Django, a freed slave who becomes a bounty hunter and goes to track down his slave wife and liberate her from her evil plantation owner, played by Leonardo DiCaprio. "Django Unchained" also includes Christoph Waltz, Samuel L. Jackson, Gerald McRaney, Kurt Russell and Laura Cayouette in its cast.
Check out the rest of today's casting news after the jump!
Deadline has learned that "Antwone Fisher" star Derek Luke is set to star as the male lead in Sony Tristar's remake of "Sparkle." He will play Stix Warren, a songwriter who is the love interest to Sparkle. The film also »
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