'Django Unchained' Set for China Release

'Django Unchained'

"Kill white people and get paid for it? What's not to like?"

Jamie Foxx as Django


It's the first time one of Quentin Tarantino's films has been allowed entry by Chinese authorities.

Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained will gallop into China next month.

Sony and The Weinstein Co. announced Wednesday that the film has received a release date of April 11. It's the first time one of Tarantino's films has been allowed in by Chinese authorities.

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Django already has earned north of $400 million worldwide, including $241 million overseas, making it Tarantino's most successful film to date.

China, with its booming box office, increasingly has become important to Hollywood.

Django stars Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio and Kerry Washington. Last month, Waltz won the Oscar for best supporting actor for his performance in the movie.