Variety reports that Kerry Washington is meeting with Quentin Tarantino for the lead female role in Django Unchained. She is reportedly “one of a handful of contenders in the mix” (no word on who the other contenders are). If chosen, Kerry would play Django’s wife, Broomhilda, who is bring held captive by a monstrous plantation owner. The Django Unchained script has the character involved in several nude and sexually violent scenes.
Kerry Washington worked with Jamie Foxx in Ray, who was just confirmed for the role of Django.