According to a report from Variety.com, in Quentin Tarantino’s latest critically acclaimed film, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, Leonardo DiCaprio portrays an aging film star whose career isn’t panning out, alongside his stuntman, played by Brad Pitt.
In the film, Leo’s once-thriving career has been diminished to the point of performing in Spaghetti Westerns in Italy as well as making guest appearances on TV shows.
Speaking on the phenomenon of the “ebbs and flows” of one’s career, Leo said there are moments when people are popular, moments when they’re not, or even sometimes not at all. However, in Leo’s view, it shouldn’t matter as long as you love what you’re doing.
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When asked what he would in a similar situation as his character finds himself in, DiCaprio said he would likely just wait around until “something good pops up.” Brad Pitt, on the other hand, stated that he was incredibly happy to be in the film, however, it’s important for one to have other things going on as well.
Moreover, some people have asked if DiCaprio ever intends to retire, and the actor said that he supposes he might at one point, however, acting is the greatest gift the world has ever given him. DiCaprio said to the journalist from Variety that he’s going to continue acting until they no longer want him.
As it was previously reported, Quentin Tarantino’s latest movie, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, features a massive ensemble cast including Pitt, DiCaprio, Margot Robbie, Emile Hirsch, and many others. The movie will be in theaters on the 26th of July.
The film revolves around Pitt and DiCaprio’s characters as both struggle to make it in Hollywood in 1969, the year Sharon Tate was tragically murdered by the Manson Family.
The film, along with Lion King and Aladdin, is one of the most anticipated movies of the year. Cinema fans are also looking forward to the next production from the filmmaker, Martin Scorsese, The Irishman, starring Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Al Pacino, and more.