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Last fall, while on the press rounds for his Oscar-nominated turn in "Moneyball," Jonah Hill lamented one role that got away from him, a part in Quentin Tarantino's then brewing "Django Unchained." "I got offered the new Quentin Tarantino movie, and I can't do it because of my schedule," he said at the time. "Doing Quentin's movie would have obviously been amazing, but my schedule didn't work out, which sucks." Well, it looks like good fortune is shining on Hill as he's back in.

Deadline reports that Hill has joined the apparently still shooting film (hey Quentin, this thing is supposed to be in theaters in six months, just saying) but not as who you might think. While he was pegged for the role of Scott Harmony -- an overweight 24-year-old whose father buys him Broomhilda to help his self-confidence -- he won't be filling that part this time around, »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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