DiCaprio to star in Charles Manson film

Angelo Anderson
January 13, 2018

Deadline report that Leo has said yes to starring in Quentin Tarantino's new film.

The result was one of the best films to be released this decade and now the Hollywood stars are set to reunited in Quentin Tarantino's highly anticipated Charles Manson biopic. The Titantic actor being cast as an older actor carries a bit of irony. It's a reunion for DiCaprio and Tarantino who last worked together in 2012's bloody western Django Unchained.

DiCaprio is the first major actor cast in the film, but there has been speculation about other top-tier actors joining the project.

Margot Robbie, Tom Cruise, Al Pacino and Brad Pitt reportedly are also in consideration for roles in the picture. Robbie was asked by Tarantino to play the role of Sharon Tate, an actress and model who was murdered by the Manson family. "It's 1969." That description falls in line with Vanity Fair's synopsis of the film based on an anonymous source who claims to have read the script. The murder of Tate plays as a backdrop to the main story.

DiCaprio will NOT star as deranged criminal and cult leader Manson, who died at age 83 in November (even though the actor could pull off the look). Yet, after a bevy of sexual assault allegations were levied at executive Harvey Weinstein, Tarantino made a decision to take his film to Sony Pictures.

The movie will hit theaters on August 9, 2019, on the 50th anniversary of the day that the Manson family committed the LaBianca murders and the day after Tate was killed.

The movie will be the first Tarantino film to be released without the Weinstein Company following allegations by more than 70 women of sexual misconduct against its former chief executive Harvey Weinstein.

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