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First look at Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz and Leo DiCaprio in Django Unchained

Django Unchained has released the first pair of images of its cast in full costume, with Christoph Waltz, Jamie Foxx and Leo DiCaprio all suiting up for Tarantino's western.

The first image shows Foxx and Waltz as Django and Dr. King Schultz respectively. The former is a freed slave who learns how to become a fearsome bounty hunter under the tutelage of the latter.

Schultz is a former dentist turned bounty hunter who equips Django with the skills to rescue his wife from plantation owner Calvin Candie (DiCaprio), who is keeping her as a slave at his Candie Land brothel.

Speaking of Candie, the second image shows him in all his villainous glory, sporting a rather fetching combo of smoking jacket, waistcoat and facial hair whilst brandishing a hammer menacingly.

Both images have got us genuinely excited at the prospect of a Tarantino-helmed Western, with each of the film's leading men scoring high in the badass stakes. Django Unchained opens in the UK on 18 January 2013. Let the countdown begin...

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