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Leonardo DiCaprio Is Sex Club Owner in 'Django Unchained'

June 8, 2011 (7:38 am) GMT
The 36-year-old actor is reportedly in talks to star as Calvin Candie, a charming but heartless plantation owner and a proprietor of a club where women slaves are exploited as sex objects.

"" has allegedly found its villain in . Words are, the actor, whose notable films include "Titanic", is in early negotiations to star as Calvin Candie, a charming but ruthless ranch owner and a proprietor of a sex club where female slaves are exploited as sex objects while the male ones are forced to engage in death matches.

In its report, Deadline mentions will probably get replaced. Smith has been reported to portray the titular character. However, as discussions have seemingly been stuck in the first gear, other names emerge to replace Smith. The alternatives include , and . So far, the confirmed cast is , who is attached to play Dr. King Schultz.

In the spaghetti Western flick, Django is a freed slave who, under the tutelage of a German bounty hunter, becomes a bad-ass bounty hunter himself. After assisting Schultz in taking down some bad guys for profit, Django is helped by Schultz in claiming his wife back from the Candie, who wins Django's wife in a poker tournament.

DiCaprio recently played Dom Cobb in "", starring opposite and . He will be seen in "", a biopic of J. Edgar Hoover, first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the United States, who is rumored to be a cross-dresser despite his masculine image.

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