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‘Django Unchained’ Gets James Remar and Tom Wopat

Veteran actors James Remar, Tom Wopat, James Russo, and Todd Allen have joined Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained.

James Remar will play Ace Speck, a slave trader who acquires Django (Jamie Foxx) at an auction. Tom Wopat will portray Marshall Gil Tatum, and Todd Allen is set to play Dollar Bill, who oversees the plantation. It isn't known who James Russo will play.

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NBC Acquires ‘Tommy's Little Girl’ from Jamie Foxx

NBC has picked up a new drama project from actor Jamie Foxx entitled Tommy's Little Girl, which is described as a cross between La Femme Nikita and The Sopranos.

Deadline reports that the project was acquired based off the strength of a trailer that Foxx shot with Selma Blair, Paul Sorvino, Tony Sirico and James Russo. The story centers on Selma Blair's character, who was raised by a mafia family and forced into hiding at an orphanage after a rival mob slaughters her entire family. She grows up to be a lawyer by day and a trained killer by night, as she avenges her family's death and seeks out her last surviving relative. Jorge Zamacona will write the pilot script, and will executive produce along with Foxx and Deon Taylor. The actors from the trailer are all attached to the project, although their deals aren't in place yet.

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