Leonardo DiCaprio & Quentin Tarantino Reunite For 1969 Movie

Leonardo DiCaprio

The plot-line of what is being dubbed the "untitled Charles Manson movie" is strictly under wraps - but the website confirmed that Leo will play "an aging actor in the story" that will remind fans of the cult-classic Pulp Fiction. Despite the film revolving around the Manson Family murders, Charles Manson himself will not be a lead character but more a background player.

Following the announcement that he had finished the script, Tarantino teased us with a bit of info about the highly anticipated forthcoming movie towards the end of a year ago, simply saying that "it's not Charles Manson, it's 1969" at apost-screening brunch at Estrella on Sunset for Sofia Coppola's The Beguiled. The release date for the picture coincides with the 50th anniversary of the date Sharon Tate was murder at the hands of the Manson family.

DiCaprio's role will be the first the actor has undertaken since his Oscar-winning performance in 2015's The Revenant.

The as yet untitled film reunites DiCaprio and Tarantino after they first worked on Django Unchained in 2012.


Tarantino and DiCaprio are partnering up once again. Variety is reporting that Tarantino also wants Al Pacino in the movie, and that the filmmaker has even written a role in the movie specifically for the veteran actor.

According to Deadline, the 43-year-old Oscar victor nabbed one of the "two meaty male roles" circled by Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt, which was referred to only as an 'aging actor'.

It will be interesting to see how fast the rest of the cast now comes together, and to see what role DiCaprio has. The later two were also award season favorite, while THE HATEFUL EIGHT went under the radar, only earning 1 Oscar win for Best Score. The Academy typically loves movies made about Hollywood, especially old Hollywood, which is what Tarantino seems to be aiming for in this latest project.

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