Washington chains herself to Django
Kerry Washington is said to have signed on to Quentin Tarantino's film Django Unchained.
The Last King Of Scotland actress is rumoured to have been cast as the long-suffering slave wife Broomhilda in the spaghetti western, reported Deadline.
Jamie Foxx is already on board as her screen husband - escaped slave Django - who teams up with a bounty hunter (played by Christoph Waltz) to free his wife.
Leonardo DiCaprio has been cast as evil plantation owner Calvin Candie, while Samuel L Jackson is his right-hand man.
Kurt Russell, Don Johnson and Joseph Gordon-Levitt also make appearances in the film, which is due to start production early next year.