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Quentin Tarantino wants to add 90 minutes of new footage to Django Unchained

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Quentin Tarantino is notorious for coming up with ideas that are just too big for a single movie. His revenge story Kill Bill was divided into two movies, and his World War II thriller Inglourious Basterds featured an entire subplot about a black military unit that was cut before production began.

But according to Tarantino, his latest film, Django Unchained, has an entire movie's worth of material that ended up on the cutting room floor — and he's interested in putting it all back together again.

"I have about 90 minutes worth of material with [Django Unchained]," said Tarantino at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday. "It hasn't been seen. My idea, frankly, is to cut together a four-hour version of Django Unchained. But I wouldn't show it like a four-hour movie. I would cut it up into hour chapters, like a four-part miniseries, and show it on cable television. Show it like an hour at a time, each chapter. We'd use all the material I have." Sounds intriguing.