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About-face: Why Sharon Tate's sister just gave Quentin Tarantino's Manson movie her blessing - Wonderwall

Debra was convinced that the famed filmmaker's project -- which stars Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio -- would end up glorifying notorious criminal Charles Manson, whose followers stabbed five people, including 26-year-old Sharon, to death in her home ...

Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Matt Damon turned down gay romance 'Brokeback Mountain' - Dhaka Tribune

Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Ryan Phillippe and Matt Damon were approached to star in the 2005 iconic gay romance “Brokeback Mountain” but turned it down, American filmmaker Gus Van Sant revealed to entertainment portal Indie Wire. Van Sant, who ...

Pitt declined cowboy role - Castanet.net

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio both declined starring roles in Oscar-winning drama Brokeback Mountain, according to original director Gus Van Sant. The moviemaker was initially attached to adapt author Annie Proulx's short story of the same name into ...

Leonardo DiCaprio and Bacardi Plan to Remove 1 Billion Straws by 2020 - LIVEKINDLY

Environmental activist and Acadamy Award-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio gave his support to a new campaign by spirits brand Bacardi that targets ocean plastic pollution. Called “#TheFutureDoesntSuck,” the goal of the campaign is to remove one billion ...

Margot Robbie slips into a swimsuit during vacation in Costa Rica - Brinkwire (press release)

Margot Robbie has a busy career which includes a starring role as slain Hollywood beauty Sharon Tate opposite Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio in the upcoming Quentin Tarantino film Once Upon A Time In Hollywood. But before hitting the set of that epic ...

Local actress stars in Nexflix action-adventure film - Prince George Citizen

... The Vampire Diaries television series). It's not that Dove isn't a known presence in the film industry. She wowed the world as Leonardo DiCaprio's wife in The Revenant. She also had a leading role in the short-films These Walls, O For A Thousand ...

A Hollywood Insider's Guide to Morocco: "The Most Lovely Spot in the Whole World" - Hollywood Reporter

... The Foundouk (foundouk.com), or The Grand Cafe de la Poste (en.grandcafedelaposte.restaurant), where Leonardo DiCaprio lunched during a personal shopping trip with Cutting's wife. Past the iconic Jemaa el-Fnaa square is Cafe des Epices, a laid-back ...

'Brokeback Mountain' almost starred Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt - Los Angeles Blade

Director Gus Van Sant dropped the names of actors who rejected the lead roles in “Brokeback Mountain,” including Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt, in an interview with IndieWire. Before Ang Lee came on board as the director of the 2005 gay love story ...

Gus Van Sant Name-Drops the 4 Famous Actors Who Turned Down Brokeback Mountain - POPSUGAR

The director said it "wasn't working out," however, because actors kept turning it down, namely Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, and Ryan Phillippe. "Nobody wanted to do it," Van Sant told IndieWire. "I was working on it, and I felt like we ...

See How Quentin Tarantino Time-Warped Hollywood Boulevard Back to the 1960s - LA Magazine

Quentin Tarantino is bringing back the Hollywood Boulevard of his youth for his new film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Work crews are swarming the 6600 block between Cherokee and Las Palmas and transforming the facades, signage, and shop ...

Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio turned down 'Brokeback Mountain,' Gus Van Sant says - NBCNews.com

Film director Gus Van Sant revealed in an interview with IndieWire that both Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio passed on "Brokeback Mountain," the gay love story that snagged eight Academy Award nominations in 2006 — the most of any film that year.

Brad Pitt, Leo DiCaprio turned down Brokeback Mountain - The New Daily

Turns out Brokeback Mountain could have been a very different movie – Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio were among a slew of leading men who refused roles in the acclaimed 2006 gay love story. The revelation came from director Gus Van Sant, who told ...

Lakers News: LeBron James has dinner with Leonardo DiCaprio, Al Pacino at LA restaurant - Tremont Herald

NBA superstar is already working on those movie star connections. On Wednesday evening (July 11) he was sighted out with two of Hollywood's elite actors having dinner. The news comes not long after King James officially inked his deal with the . While ...

Brad Pitt, Jennifer Aniston celebrated 18th wedding anniversary by reportedly getting married again? - International Business Times, India Edition

Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston are enjoying their private lives post their separation from Angelina Jolie and Justin Theroux. Pitt is currently busy filming a western classic with Leonardo DiCaprio. Jennifer recently closed a deal with Netflix to ...

From models' feet to jade rollers: this week's fashion trends - The Guardian

Condiment dressing Seen on Leonardo DiCaprio in Once Upon A Time In Hollywood: think brown sauce, piccalilli and mustard. Models' feet Totally a thing. See cult Insta account Lars Lala. Tassel earring No, that is not a typo. A single tassel earring isn ...

Gus Van Sant wanted Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt for Brokeback Mountain - Dazed

Ang Lee's cowboy romance won three Oscars, was nominated for five more, and grossed over $170 million internationally. But its stars, Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal, almost weren't its stars at all. In fact, Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt were ...

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio turned down Brokeback Mountain - The Independent

Four actors were originally in line to play the lead roles in Brokeback Mountain before they went to Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger. In a brand new interview, filmmaker Gus Van Sant - who was originally set to direct the Oscar-winning drama before ...

Fearing for their careers, Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, and Matt Damon all turned down 'Brokeback Mountain' - Meaww

'Brokeback Mountain' was the film that elevated Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal to stardom. But now it has been revealed that Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and Ryan Phillippe were initially offered the roles which depicted gay romance but ...

Tobey Maguire and model girlfriend Tatiana Dieteman head to a gym for a couples workout - Daily Mail

His best pal Leonardo DiCaprio is known for dating young models, and it looks like he's jumped on that bandwagon. And on Thursday, Tobey Maguire stepped out with 26-year-old love, Tatiana Dieteman. The couple planned on working on their fitness, ...

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio could have starred in 'Brokeback Mountain' - NME.com

The director said Matt Damon and Ryan Phillippe were also asked to be in the movie, as well as Pitt and DiCaprio, but “they all said no.” Van Sant added: “What I could have done, and what I probably should have done, was cast more unknowns, not worried ...

Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is an American actor and film producer. DiCaprio began his career by appearing in television commercials in the early 1990s, after which he had recurring roles in various television series such as the soap opera Santa Barbara and the sitcom Growing Pains. In 1993, he began his film career by starring as Josh in Critters 3 . He starred in the film adaptation of the memoir This Boy's Life , and was praised for his supporting role in What's Eating Gilbert Grape . He gained public recognition with leading roles in The Basketball Diaries and the romantic drama Romeo + Juliet , before achieving international fame with James Cameron's epic romance Titanic , which became the highest-grossing film of all time until Cameron's science fiction film Avatar overtook it.

Leonardo DiCaprio smiling at the camera.
DiCaprio in 2016
Born (1974-11-11) November 11, 1974 (age 42)
Hollywood, California
Residence
Occupation
  • Actor
  • film producer
Years active 1989–present
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Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio (/dˈkæpri./; born November 11, 1974) is an American actor and film producer. DiCaprio began his career by appearing in television commercials in the early 1990s, after which he had recurring roles in various television series such as the soap opera Santa Barbara and the sitcom Growing Pains. In 1993, he began his film career by starring as Josh in Critters 3 (1991). He starred in the film adaptation of the memoir This Boy's Life (1993), and was praised for his supporting role in What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993). He gained public recognition with leading roles in The Basketball Diaries (1995) and the romantic drama Romeo + Juliet (1996), before achieving international fame with James Cameron's epic romance Titanic (1997), which became the highest-grossing film of all time until Cameron's science fiction film Avatar (2009) overtook it.

Since 2000, DiCaprio has received critical acclaim for his work in a wide range of film genres. DiCaprio's subsequent films include The Man in the Iron Mask (1998), the biographical crime drama Catch Me If You Can (2002), and the epic historical drama Gangs of New York (2002), which marked his first of many collaborations with director, Martin Scorsese. He was acclaimed for his performances in the political war thriller Blood Diamond (2006), the neo-noir crime drama The Departed (2006), the espionage thriller Body of Lies (2008), the drama Revolutionary Road (2008), the psychological thriller Shutter Island (2010), the science fiction thriller Inception (2010), the biographical film J. Edgar (2011), the western Django Unchained (2012), and the period drama The Great Gatsby (2013).

DiCaprio's portrayals of Howard Hughes in The Aviator (2004) and Hugh Glass in The Revenant (2015) won him the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama, and his role as Jordan Belfort in The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) won him the award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. He won his first BAFTA award for Best Actor for The Revenant. He has been nominated for six Academy Awards—five for acting and one for producing—and in 2016, he won the Academy Award for Best Actor for The Revenant. DiCaprio is the founder of his own production company, Appian Way Productions.