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Tarantino Officially Wraps 'Django Unchained,' Hits the Editing Room

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood July 25, 2012 at 2:25PM

Producer Stacey Sher announced on her Facebook page that finally, Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained," has wrapped after some 130 shooting days. Here's what Sher wrote: Well, we did it! At 1:23 AM, we wrapped up the extraordinary journey that has been the filming of Django Unchained.
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Leonardo DiCaprio in 'Django Unchained'

Producer Stacey Sher announced on her Facebook page that finally, Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained," has wrapped after some 130 shooting days.

Here's what Sher wrote:

Well, we did it! At 1:23 AM, we wrapped up the extraordinary journey that has been the filming of Django Unchained. 126 (or 130 depending on who is doing the counting) of challenging, magical, incredible adventures from Simi Valley, to the Alabama Hills, to the frozen Grand Tetons, to the swamps and plantations of New Orleans and back to Simi Valley once again! It has been an honor to go on this epic journey with the greatest partners: My fellow producers, the unbelievably brilliant cast, the most inspiring and hardworking crew (not to mention the most fun) all brought together by the genius and imagination of QT! Post Production here we come! Django, we will never forget you.

It will be an epic post-production. He's under pressure to deliver a movie in order to make the Weinstein Company's December 25 release slot. Even some of the cast, on their brief press tour through Comic-Con, wondered if the film will open as scheduled.

This article is related to: Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino, Quentin Tarantino, Jamie Foxx


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.