June 7th, 2012
01:13 PM ET
An eye-popping trailer for Quentin Tarantino’s new film “Django Unchained” has hit the web.
The western-themed movie is about a German bounty hunter (Christoph Waltz as Dr. King Schultz) who recruits a slave named Django (Jamie Foxx) to help him find his foes, The Brittle Brothers.
In exchange, Django would win his own freedom and get help in overcoming a vicious plantation owner (Leonardo DiCaprio’s Calvin Candie), who has kidnapped his enslaved wife (Kerry Washington).
The clip shows Foxx's Django attempting to fight the powers that be, as he says in the trailer, "I kill white people and get paid for it. What’s not to like?” After a solemn opening scene, the trailer displays more of its quick action against a remix of the James Brown classic “The Big Payback.” (Typical Tarantino.)
It’s the “Pulp Fiction” director’s ninth film.
And while it may not exactly be the feel-good family movie of the year, “Django Unchained” arrives on Christmas Day.
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