By Thomas Leupp, Hollywood.com Staff
Rapper-actor RZA has been cast of Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained, Variety reports. The former Wu-Tang Clan member will be playing a ""violent slave"" named Thaddeus in the Inglourious Basterds director's spaghetti Western, joining an ensemble that already includes the likes of Leonardo DiCaprio, Kurt Russell, Jamie Foxx, and more. RZA previously worked with Tarantino on Kill Bill, providing the score for both chapters of the kung-fu flick.
Variety adds that Misty Upham has also joined the Django cast, playing the proprietor of a trading-post bar.
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