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Insisting that he's not going to watch the slavery era movie, Lee says, 'All I'm going to say is that it's disrespectful to my ancestors, to see that film.'
The singer-songwriter made his track 'Wise Man' for the Western movie, but it was not included in the final soundtrack.
The singer-songwriter talks about his soulful 'Who Did That to You' track for the highly-anticipated slavery era film.
'I would definitely be interested to see where Django and his wife go,' Foxx says of what he wants to see should there's a possible sequel for the spaghetti Western film.
The red carpet and press event, which is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, December 19, will now be more of a private screening show with no media coverage.
'We cannot turn our back and say that violence in films or anything that we do doesn't have a sort of influence,' Jamie Foxx comments on the film which is jam-packed with explicit bloody scenes.
Playing evil plantation owner Calvin Candie, DiCaprio cracks a smile with his quirky acting as he first meets Jamie Foxx's titular character in 'Candyland'.
Leonardo DiCaprio, Jamie Foxx, Samuel L. Jackson, Christoph Waltz and Don Johnson attend the screening show, joined by such guests as Uma Thurman, Olivia Wilde and Liv Tyler among others.
The spaghetti Western film and the pilot drama are competing with 'Beasts of the Southern Wild', 'Red Tails' and 'Good Deeds' for the coveted Best Motion Picture award.
Also mentioned in the list are 'Zero Dark Thirty', 'Lincoln', 'Dark Knight Rises', 'Argo', 'Beasts of the Southern Wild', 'Moonrise Kingdom' and 'Silver Linings Playbook'.
Waltz's King Schultz delivers some gentle persuasion to negotiate with Don Johnson's Spencer Bennett, another plantation owner aside from Leonardo DiCaprio's character.
Screened for a Directors Guild of America audience, the Quentin Tarantino-directed Western movie garners a stream of rave reviews from the attendees.