15 June 2012 10:59 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Ever since scoring an Oscar nomination for Moneyball, Jonah Hill is continuing to find work in high-profile dramatic fare.  He recently signed on to co-star in Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street and now he's got a role in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained.  Before filming began on Tarantino's flick, Hill was reportedly eyed for the role of Scotty Harmony, the kid who loses Django’s (Jamie Foxx) slave wife Broomhilda (Kerry Washington) to the charming and evil Calvin Candie.  However, Hill had to turn the job down due to scheduling conflicts, but he is now available, and while Deadline doesn't know the part he'll be playing, it definitely won't be Scotty.  No matter who he ends up playing, I'm glad Django Unchained has added yet another talented actor to its impressive cast, which also includes Christoph Waltz, Samuel L. Jackson, M.C. Gainey, Walton Goggins, Garrett Dillahunt, Dennis Christopher, »


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