There, slaves are trained by Ace Woody (Kurt Russell), to battle each other for sport. According to the official synopsis: "If Django and Schultz are to escape with Broomhilda, they must choose between independence and solidarity, between sacrifice and survival…"
Django (Jamie Foxx): a freed slave, trained as a bounty hunter by Dr. King Schultz.
Dr. King Schultz (Christoph Waltz): a German-born bounty hunter who teaches and works alongside Django.
Calvin Candie (Leonardo DiCaprio): a vicious and cruel owner of the plantation, "Candyland."
Stephen (Samuel L. Jackson): Candie’s right hand man/head house slave.
Broomhilda (Kerry Washington): Django's beloved wife, a slave.
Ace Woody (Kurt Russell): the trainer at Calvin Candie's plantation, who instructs the slaves to battle each other for sport.
Other characters include Scotty (Sacha Baron Cohen), Spencer Gordon Bennet (Don Johnson), Roy (Anthony LaPaglia), and more.