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We recently learnt that Leonardo DiCaprio was in discussions to star in Quentin Tarantino’s next film. The story would revolve around the Manson Murders and it is highly anticipated by film fans. Certainly, any Quentin Tarantino film that is released is an event, especially when the subject material is so interesting and the rumours of who could get cast are so mouth-watering.
Margot Robbie, Al Pacino, Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise have all been rumoured to be cast in the film. Clearly, I would welcome any of them to join this film. Still, at the moment, Leonardo DiCaprio is the only person close to joining the film. Now, more details have emerged about the type of character he could play. The details were revealed by Deadline’s Mike Fleming who described the role as such:
“I initially called him [DiCaprio] an aging actor, when I raced to break the story. What he plays, more specifically, is an actor who had his own Western show, Bounty Law, that ran on the air from 1958 to 1963. His attempt to transition to movies didn’t work out and in 1969 — the film is set at the height of hippy Hollywood movement– he’s guesting on other people’s shows while contemplating going to Italy which has become a hotbed for low-budget Westerns”.
A Good Role
From my perspective, this seems like a cool role for DiCaprio to play. Moreover, it is apt that Tarantino still incorporates Western themes into this film, even if the film will not be a western like Django Unchained. I would expect to hear more news about this film in the coming months, maybe even in the coming weeks.
Certainly, new additions to the cast should be made and I hope that talent like Margot Robbie and Al Pacino will be in the film. I love both of them and I think they would crush any role given to them. Margot Robbie is rumoured to play Sharon Tate, a victim of Charles Manson. The character Pacino could play is still unclear. Yet, as I said, expect more news about this film as the year progresses.
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