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Franco Nero reprising Django role

Jan 15, 2014 | 11:50am EST

Actor Franco Nero is set to reprise his role as Django nearly 50 years after he originally portrayed the gunslinger on the big screen. The Die Hard 2 star first appeared as the character in Sergio Corbucci's cult 1966 movie Django, and he returned in the film's 1987 sequel Django Strikes Again. The original film has spawned a series of movies, including Quentin Tarantino's 2012 hit Django Unchained, which starred Jamie Foxx in the title role and featured Nero in a cameo as a slave trader. The new film, Django Lives, will be set in 1915. Nero will play a consultant to producers of silent movie westerns, who finds himself at odds with racketeers.

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