After months of conjecture over the lead role for Quentin Tarantino’s arriving Charles Manson project, Leonardo DiCaprio has been reliable to star in the film.
DiCaprio Joins The Cast
DiCaprio will play the role of an aging, impoverished actor in the film, and the arriving film will be his second partnership with Tarantino.
The actor and Pulp Fiction filmmaker formerly assimilated forces on the 2012 Oscar-winning film, Django Unchained. The arriving film also marks the 43-year-old actor’s first film given Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s The Revenant, which won him an Oscar for Best Actor in 2016.
DiCaprio’s arriving register of films includes a Leonardo Da Vinci biopic, Martin Scorsese’s Roosevelt biopic, and The Black Hand, which he is also producing. The film is an instrumentation of Stephan Talty’s book about the “Italian Sherlock Holmes.”
I, Tonya star Margot Robbie is being eyed for the role of Sharon Tate, the singer and indication who was stabbed to death by supporters of Manson’s cult. Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, and Al Pacino are some of the names that are being deliberate for the other male lead in the film.
Sony Pictures acquired the rights to the film in Nov after a exhilarated behest fight with Warner Bros. and Paramount. The studio has set the film’s recover for Aug. 9, 2019, which marks the 50th anniversary of the cult leader’s murder of Sharon Tate and 4 other victims.
In November, Vanity Fair suggested tract sum of the arriving film, citing a source who was informed with the project. The source shared that the film will be “set in Los Angeles in the summer of 1969” and will revolve around “a male TV actor who’s had one hit series and is looking for a way to get into the film business.”
The source combined that the impression also has a sidekick, “who’s also his attempt double” and “is looking for the same thing.” The insider forked out that the Manson murders will only offer as a backdrop to the film’s categorical plot.
This is in line with Tarantino’s prior construction that his arriving ninth underline film does not revolve around Charles Manson and focuses on the year 1969 instead. The executive has apparently requested for a prolongation bill in the operation of $100 million for the film, which is approaching to start filming in June.
Last month, Tarantino was in the news for pitching an thought for an R-rated Star Trek movie to Paramount with J.J. Abrams on house as producer.