Giddy'up, Tarantino fans!
The first official images from Quentin Tarantino's Spaghetti Western "Django Unchained" have arrived. Pic, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jaime Foxx, Sacha Baron Cohen and Christoph Waltz, is currently filming outside of New Orleans and scheduled for release December 25, 2012. The Weinstein Company is distributing in the U.S.
Written and directed by Tarantino, "Django" centers on a slave-turned-bounty hunter (Foxx) who sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner (DiCaprio).
Sony Pictures is co-financing "Django" and will handle international distribution.