Leonardo DiCaprio will star in Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming Manson Family film
Quentin Tarantino got his man.
According to Deadline, Leonardo DiCaprio has agreed to star in Tarantino’s upcoming film set in the late 1960's. The film will reportedly center around Charles Manson and the Tate-LaBianca Murders and is set for an Aug. 9, 2019 release.
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DiCaprio’s will play an aging actor in the story that is being kept under wraps but is a Pulp Fiction-esque movie set in the 1969 Los Angeles during the summer of the Manson murders.
Tarantino has already asked Margot Robbie to play the role of Sharon Tate, and as Deadline has reported Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt have been circling the project with DiCaprio for what is known to be two meaty male roles.
Tarantino's untitled ninth film will be his first with Sony, moving on from his longtime collaboration with Harvey Weinstein's The Weinstein Company and Miramax before that.
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