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RZA Cast As "Violent Slave" Thaddeus In Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained"

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act November 2, 2011 at 10:56AM

RZA's certainly keeping himself busy, both in front of and behind the camera... the latest from Variety:
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RZA's certainly keeping himself busy, both in front of and behind the camera... the latest from Variety:

Quentin Tarantino is reaching out to a familiar face for a part in DJANGO UNCHAINED, tapping his KILL BILL composer RZA for a supporting role in the spaghetti Western... RZA will play Thaddeus, a violent slave working on a Mississippi plantation.

It's been awhile since I read the script for the film and don't immediately recall a "violent slave" named "Thaddeus," why he's described as "violent," or how considerable the part is.

Regardless, whether or not he was in the version of script I read, or a new character Tarantino has since written in, RZA's going to play him.

I hope we'll be seeing a trailer for his The Man With The Iron Fists soon (his directorial debut, shepherded by Tarantino by the way; as well as Eli Roth)! Been a minute since that wrapped.

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