The Truth Comes Out! Will Smith Reveals The Real Reason Why He Rejected ‘Django’

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First, as I said when I reviewed the script for Django Unchained in the spring of 2011, after it was first announced that Will Smith was Quentin Tarantino’s first choice to play Django…:

OUR COMMON GROUND Omnibus‘s insight:

In fact, I’d say that Django doesn’t really, fully, come alive until about the last 25 minutes of this almost 3-hour script/movie. And there are circumstances that accommodate that transition – circumstances that felt all-too-convenient. Suffice it to say that just as it takes the assist of a white man to set Django free and on course towards saving his damsel in distress, it also takes the assist (however unintentional) of a white man to finally allow Django his moment to really shine, and get out of the white man’s shadow. And even those last 20 minutes, aren’t very satisfying.

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