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Leonardo DiCaprio Needed Stitches After One Django Unchained Scene

Leonardo DiCaprio in Columbia Pictures’ “Django Unchained,” starring Jamie Foxx and Christoph Waltz.

You’ve seen Leonardo DiCaprio’s tobacco-stained baddie grin in the Django Unchained clips enough times to think your excitement’s completely maxed out, correct? In comes producer Stacey Sher, who says in one scene “Leo had slammed his hand on the table countless times and he moved his hand further and he crushed a crystal cordial glass. Blood was dripping down his hand. He never broke character. He kept going. He was in such a zone. It was very intense. He required stitches.” And that’s the take you’ll find in the final cut.

DiCaprio Needed Stitches After One Django Scene