It's been eight years since Jamie Foxx won an Oscar for portraying the late soul musician Ray Charles in the critically-acclaimed Taylor Hackford biopic and though he's had at least one movie come out almost every year in between, the heat that once surrounded Foxx had considerably cooled leading up to his casting as the titular slave in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained, after the director courted Will Smith, Chris Tucker and Idris Elba.
But any recent lack of time in Hollywood's fickle spotlight hasn't dulled Foxx's enthusiasm or desire to impress. Co-starring with Christoph Waltz, Kerry Washington, who plays his on-screen wife for a second time, and Leonardo DiCaprio, the Oscar winner was eager to learn from those around him, especially his cinephile director.
While at Comic-Con this past July, we had the opportunity to speak with Foxx about immersing himself in Tarantino's reference-heavy world, telling Leo it was »
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