Christoph Waltz portrays Dr. King Schultz, a German bounty hunter in the pre-Civil War South who buys a slave to assist him with his work.
This is the second Academy Award nomination for Christoph Waltz. He was previously nominated for:
Winner, Actor in a Supporting Role
And I thank Jamie Foxx and Leo DiCaprio. Sam Jackson and Kerry Washington. I thank Harvey Weinstein and Amy Pascal. Stacey Sher. Reginald Hudlin and Pilar Savone. I thank Adam Schweitzer and Lisa Kasteler. And I thank My friends Jeff Dashnaw and Bill Clark who saved my neck.
We participated in a hero’s journey – the hero here being Quentin. And you scale the mountain because you’re not afraid of it. You slay the dragon because you’re not afraid of it and you cross through fire because it’s worth it. I borrowed my character’s words so sorry… couldn’t resist. Thank you.