Washington chains herself to Django
Published 27/10/2011 | 12:09
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.