Amber Tamblyn's "Django Unchained" Cameo May Have Happened Because She Outdrank Quentin Tarantino in Whiskey

Amber Tamblyn's "Django Unchained" Cameo May Have Happened Because She Outdrank Quentin Tarantino in Whiskey

Thought you saw Amber Tamblyn for a few seconds Quentin Tarantino's latest film, Django Unchained? Right you were - her memorable role was that of "Daughter of a Son of a Gunfighter," and said "Son of a Gunfighter" was portrayed by her father, Russ Tamblyn. It's little touches like this that make Tarantino films great, so it begs the question: How did such a perfect father/daughter cameo come about?

"Quentin's a good friend of mine," Amber told Vulture recently of the roles. "And he lost a drinking bet, and the drinking bet was, if I could out-drink him in whiskey, I could play a cameo." she joked. "I'm Scottish."

Interesting, but the real story behind the cameos is actually much sweeter:

"It was first a friend thing...he texted me and said, 'Would you come do a cameo?' And I said yes. And after the fact, I said, 'It would be super cool [to have my father and me play Son of a Gunfighter and Daughter of a Son of a Gunfighter].' And Quentin was like, 'Sold. Done.' So it's sort of like this totally weird thing to happen and a total inside joke," she explained. "It's such a cool moment for me to see my name in an old Western style next to my dad's...even though I didn't really have much of a role, that to me is like a career lifetime moment. Some day, when my dad is gone, I'll look at that and go, 'We were next to each other.'" The more you know!

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[via Vulture]

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