Djesus Uncrossed – Christoph Waltz Stars in Django Unchained Spoof As The Son of God

Not content with satirising Nazis or the slave trade, Christoph Waltz has applied his incredible on-screen charisma to a couple of fantastic Saturday Night Live spoofs.

The first (our favourite) sees Bafta-winning Waltz star as Djesus in ‘Djesus Uncrossed’ – a tale of redemption as Jesus (that guy from best-selling book, The Bible) goes on a killing spree having released himself from his cave of doom. The spoof vid features plenty of references to Django, like, “The H is silent,” but also hails back to Tarantino’s other historical movie, Inglorious Bastards, as Brad Pitt’s character gets a makeover.

Waltz' second spoof makes light of the Pope’s recent announcement that he will step down from his post. The video-funny sees Waltz play the pope struggling to deal with his finances in the face of unemployment, and takes a sideways swipe at the financial planning adverts we see so often. Our favourite bid was a deliberately awful testimonial from Waltz followed by the on-screen text: “NO OTHER TESTIMONIALS AVAILABLE." This is followed by Waltz’ Pope enjoying his free time, swimming with whales and playing in a band.

Waltz recently picked up a Bafta for his supporting role of Dr. Schultz in Django Unchained, and deservedly so. Upon picking up the award, his keen sense of wit was apparent as he played on one of the film’s funniest lines in tribute to the film’s writer and director, saying to Tarantino; “you silver-penned devil, you.”


Tags: Christoph Waltz - Quentin Tarantino


More Christoph Waltz

Horrible Bosses 2 Trailer

In the wake of their struggle to murder their bosses in the first film, 'Horrible Bosses 2' sees Nick (Jason Bateman), Dale (Charlie Day) and...

What Can We Expect From Tim Burton's Big Eyes? [Pictures]

Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz are teaming up with director Tim Burton for his latest project, Big Eyes. The film tells the story of real-life...

'Horrible Bosses 2' Trailer: The Scheming Trio Are Back For Number Two (Poop Jokes Included)

The trailer has been released for the upcoming comedy sequel, Horrible Bosses 2, giving us our first glimpse of the follow-up to the successful and...

Horrible Bosses 2 Trailer

Having previously got involved with a scheme to kill their abusive bosses (a plan which didn't go exactly as they thought), Nick, Dale and Kurt...


Muppets Most Wanted Movie Review

Where the 2011 reboot felt effortless in the way it recaptured that warmly anarchic Muppets humour, this sequel feels like it's working every step of...

'Zero Theorem' Difficult to Pin: Critics Divided Ahead of U.K Release

Amongst the post-Oscars films is The Zero Theorem, which stars the double Oscar-winning Christoph Waltz as Qohen Leth, a computer genius living as a recluse...

The Zero Theorem: Is Terry Gilliam Back to 'Twelve Monkeys' Form?

With his latest film The Zero Theorem, Terry Gilliam returns to the ramshackle future he first visited in his now-classic 1985 film Brazil and then...

'The Zero Theorem': Terry Gilliam Trapped In His Own Fantasy? [Trailer + Pictures]

Terry Gilliam's latest effort The Zero Theorem follows a computer hacker and his ultimate goal to discover the reason for human existence. A shadowy organisation...



Christoph Waltz Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Christoph Waltz

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All