Christoph Waltz injured on Django Unchained

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Written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, this violent, darkly comic film presents a fairy tale set in a parallel-universe version of Nazi-occupied France. One story thread involves a Jewish woman who runs a Paris movie theater where a German war hero will be honored. Another thread is about a commando squad of American Jews whose mission is to kill Nazis. These threads are cleverly brought together in a satisfying finale. Starring Brad Pitt, Christoph Waltz, Diane Kruger & Michael Fassbender.
October 3rd, 2011

Christoph Waltz has been injured preparing for Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained'.

The 54-year-old actor - who won an Oscar the last time he worked with Quentin on 'Inglorious Basterds' - suffered a dislocated pelvis during a horse ride last week, but he is not dropping out of the project.

A representative said: "Christoph Waltz was injured while training with his horse in preparation for his role. Waltz is currently being treated for a dislocated pelvic bone and is looking forward to getting back in the saddle."

Leonardo DiCaprio and Samuel L. Jackson are set to star in the film, about a slave named Django who is liberated by a German dentist-turned-bounty hunter - played by Waltz - and taught the tricks of his trade.

However, his main goal is to recover his wife from villainous ranch owner Calvin Candie.

Kevin Costner - who is currently shooting the role of Jonathan Kent in Superman movie 'Man of Steel' - was also cast as a sadistic slave trainer in the film, but dropped out last week due to scheduling conflicts and personal reasons.