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Sacha Baron Cohen to star in Tarantino film

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First published: November 14, 2011, 12:17 PM IST | Updated: November 14, 2011
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Sacha Baron Cohen to star in Tarantino film
Sacha Baron Cohen is the latest to join the star-studded cast of Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained'.

Los Angeles: Actor Sacha Baron Cohen is the latest to join the star-studded cast of Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained'.

The 'Borat' actor is reportedly is in final negotiations to play "a gambler who buys Django's wife as a female companion."

Though the role is small, Tarantino was concerned about choosing a suitable actor for the part as the character is vital to the story.

"Django Unchained" follows the story of Django, a freed slave who under the tutelage of a German bounty hunter Ace Woody becomes a bounty hunter himself. After assisting Woody in taking down some bad guys for profit, he tracks down his slave wife and liberates her from an evil plantation owner, variety.com reports .

The cast includes Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington and Samuel L Jackson.

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