Leonardo DiCaprio has stated sure to starring in Quentin Tarantino’s new Charles Manson-themed film, which is able to reteam the actor and director from 2012’s “Django Unchained.” The brand new movie, Tarantino’s ninth as director, was scooped up by Sony and already has an August 9, 2019 launch date. The deal is anticipated to shut quickly, and this can turn into DiCaprio’s first movie since he gained the Oscar for “The Revenant.”
Tarantino has already requested Margot Robbie to play the position of Sharon Tate, and as Deadline has reported Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt have been circling the challenge with DiCaprio for what is thought to be two meaty male roles. DiCaprio will play an getting old actor within the story that’s being stored beneath wraps however is a “Pulp Fiction”-esque film set throughout the time of the Manson homicide spree in Los Angeles.
The discharge date coincides with the 50th anniversary of Tate’s homicide by the hands of the Manson household.
The movie is being produced by “Harry Potter’s” David Heyman, Tarantino and Shannon McIntosh, with Georgia Kacandes exec producer and line producer. Manufacturing begins this 12 months, and is ready with an $18 million California manufacturing tax credit score.
DiCaprio is repped by LBI Leisure and Hanson Jacobson.