It’s a pretty solid choice, all in all. It perhaps loses some of the subversiveness of Costner in the role, but Russell will undoubtedly do a good job. And he’s not the only one who’s come on board the project; The Hollywood Reporter brings news that Laura Cayouette, who had a bit part in “Kill Bill Volume Two,” has signed on to play Candie’s sister, Lara-Lee, in the film. When we read the script we suggested Christina Hendricks for the part, and it seems we weren’t a million miles away. Or at least we ticked the ‘redhead’ box. The pair join DiCaprio, Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Samuel L Jackson, Gerald McRaney, Dennis Christopher and, it seems, Michael K. Williams, in the film, which The Weinstein Company will release on December 25th, 2012.