Some news is filtering through the webosphere surrounding a huge casting alteration in Quentin Tarantino‘s Django Unchained. Former Creative Screenwriting magazine Senior Editor Jeff Goldsmith tweeted yesterday evening: "Will Smith is out! Inside sources tell me that Tarantino has chosen Oscar winner @iamjamiefoxx to play Django! #fb" Goldsmith was the first person to tweet about Will Smith‘s interest the Quentin Tarantino’s movie and he knew of Leonardo DiCaprio's involvement prior to everybody else. Goldsmith’s sources are pretty well informed. Hit the jump for the details.
Only Samuel L. Jackson and Christoph Waltz have been officially cast so far, DiCaprio and Smith had both only emerged as the "front runners" for the hero and villain roles, respectively.