A synopsis of the film was released Friday by Sony Pictures and the Weinstein Company outlining the plot, The Hollywood Reporter said.
The tale features Foxx in the title role of Django, a slave who becomes the increasingly effective right-hand man of Waltz, a bounty hunter who tracks down wanted criminals in Antebellum Dixie.
The plot takes the pair to a brutal plantation owned by DiCaprio where Django has the opportunity to rescue his wife, played by Kerry Washington, who was sold in the slave trade years before.
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