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Quentin Tarantino wants to unleash about 90 minutes of unseen footage from “Django Unchained” onto your TV.

The director told an audience at the Cannes Film Festival that he’d like to release a four-hour miniseries of his hit spaghetti Western, USA Today reports. The 2012 pic earned him an Oscar for best original screenplay.

“My idea, frankly, is to cut together a four-hour version of ‘Django Unchained,’” he said on Friday. “But I wouldn’t show it like a four-hour movie. I would cut it up into hour chapters. Like a four-part miniseries. And show it on cable television. Show it like an hour at a time, each chapter.”

The exploitation comedy is 2 hours and 45 minutes long, but many scenes, including extra footage of Django’s wife Broomhilda (Kerry Washington), fell on the cutting room floor.

“People roll their eyes at a four-hour movie,” he said. “But a four-hour miniseries that they like, »


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