The value of Django Unchained action figures skyrocketed over the weekend as news hit the Internets that The Weinstein Company requested the toys be pulled from shelves after receiving complaints that the dolls were offensive and trivialized the horrors of slavery.
Could Django turn into this season’s Beanie Babies? (Collider)
Before Quentin Tarantino’s Django is Unchained across cineplexes on Christmas Day, there will be a limited release of Sergio Corbucci’s 1966 original film, Django, on 12/21 to give audiences some backstory of the spaghetti western. (Deadline Hollywood)
Nobody does character posters better than Quentin Tarantino, as seen here for the upcoming Django Unchained — although, much like his films, this marketing ploy has been “borrowed” so much from other studios/filmmakers that it’s hard to remember that he was the one who reinvigorated the concept.
What do you know? Just last week, we featured the beautiful Italian movie posters by Symeoni and Gasparri from the 1960s spaghetti western, Django — and now comes word that Quentin Tarantino has just finished his latest script, Django Unchained, which will surely be a bloody, modern Southern-ized update on the much-heralded, though little-seen classic…