Django Unchained will pay homage to Sergio Corbucci's original "Django" and Japanese filmmaker Takashi Miike's "Sukiyaki Western Django", according to an Indie Wire report.
WME, Tarantino's agency has confirmed Christoph Waltz has been cast as a German bounty hunter in Django Unchained.
Waltz is best known for his role Col. Hans Landa in Tarantino‘s “Inglourious Basterds”. Waltz has also recently starred in “The Green Hornet” and “Water for Elephants”.
Django Unchained will open Christmas day 2012.