Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio to Star in Quentin Tarantino's Sharon Tate Drama

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio are reuniting with Quentin Tarantino to star in a filmmaker’s latest feature, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Sony Pictures announced Wednesday.

Tarantino describes it as “a story that takes place in Los Angeles in 1969, during a tallness of hippy Hollywood. The dual lead characters are Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio), former star of a Western TV series, and his longtime attempt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt). Both are struggling to make it in a Hollywood they don’t commend anymore. But Rick has a really famous next-door neighbor…Sharon Tate.”

The film is set to be expelled worldwide on Aug. 9, 2019.

The film is an costly tender for a studio, as both actors had been sloping to star in a plan for weeks though negotiations had been strenuous. In fact, sources pronounced DiCaprio was prepared to travel divided during one indicate in January.

But Sony is now indicating to a Oscar extent of a actors’ prior collaborations with Tarantino and a successful box office, as well.

Tarantino worked with Pitt in 2009′s Inglourious Basterds, that grossed over $321 million globally and was nominated for 8 Academy Award, with Christoph Waltz winning for best ancillary actor.  

DiCaprio, for his part, also starred in Tarantino’s Django Unchained, that also was an Oscar actor with 5 nominations and dual wins (best strange screenplay for Tarantino and best ancillary actor, again for Waltz).

“I’ve been operative on this book for 5 years, as good as vital in Los Angeles County many of my life, including in 1969, when we was 7 years old,” Tarantino pronounced Wednesday in a statement. “I’m really vehement to tell this story of an L.A. and a Hollywood that don’t exist anymore. And we couldn’t be happier about a energetic teaming of DiCaprio Pitt as Rick Cliff.”

Leonardo DiCaprio

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