17/28) In the final draft of the script, Stephen was written to be a more brutal character. For example, in the barn scene after Django was captured at Candie's mansion, he was supposed to torture Django by burning off his chest nipples with a hot poker.
You can still hear the dialogue from this scene, spoken by Samuel L. Jackson, on the film's music soundtrack.
18/28) In the finished draft of the script, the character of Billy Crash was written to be much more brutal and sadistic, but was changed for the audience's sake. His death was changed as well. Instead of shooting Crash to death at the end, Django takes a knife and throws it into his chest.
19/28) Quentin Tarantino has said that out of all the characters he has created across all his movies, Calvin J. Candie is the only one that he completely despises.
20/28) While filming on location in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Quentin Tarantino rented out a local movie theatre and showed a vast amount of samurai and Western movies from his own personal collection.
21/28) Jonah Hill was supposed to play a bigger role in this film, but had to drop out at first due to his commitment to the movie The Watch. He was originally cast to portray a character named Scotty Harmony, the son of Southern slave buyers who would purchase Broomhilda to become his lover.