Brad Pitt & Leonardo DeCaprio To Star In New Movie About Charles Manson

Actors Brad Pitt and Leonardo DeCaprio are set to start filming a new film about the late murderer Charles Manson. The one time cult leader died of a heart attack on November 19th, 2017 at the age of 83. The new film is being directed by Quentin Tarantino and is titled ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’. The director told ‘Variety’ that he has been working on the script for over five years. The film is being produced by ‘Sony Pictures’. It takes place at the height of ‘hippy Hollywood’ in 1969. DeCaprio will play Rick Dalton, an actor who was famous for western films.

Pitt will portray Rick Dalton’s friend and stunt double, Cliff Booth. Dalton lived next door to Sharon Tate in 1969. Tate was one of the victims of Manson’s crime spree in 1969. Tate famous for the film,’Valley of The Dolls’. She was the wife of director Roman Polanski and was 8 months pregnant when she was murdered at 26.Tarantino says the film will focus on the lives of Dalton and Booth, and their quest to continue to thrive in Hollywood. Tarantino said he has lived most of his life in Los Angeles, including 1969, when Manson started his decent into madness.

hollywoodreporter.com

The director said, “I’m very excited to tell this story about and a Hollywood that doesn’t exist anymore.
I couldn’t be happier by the pairing of Pitt and DeCaprio as Rick and Cliff.” The film is set to hit theaters on August 9, 2019, the 50th anniversary of Tate’s murder. Both actors have worked with the director on past films. Pitt starred in ‘Inglourious Basterds’ in 2009. DeCaprio starred in the director’s ‘Django Unchained’ in 2012. Actress Margot Robbie is set to play Sharon Tate, no word yet on who will play Charles Manson.

Next Article
ADVERTISEMENT
  • Suge Knight Excepts Plea Deal On Murder And Other Charges

    The former CEO of 'Death Row Records' entered a 'no contest' please yesterday in a Los Angeles courtroom late Thursday. Knight,53, was looking at a 'life without parole' sentence had he not taken the plea. Marion 'Suge' Knight was given a sentence of 28 years. If he keeps his nose clean in prison he can...

    Read More
  • Khloe Kardashian Following Tristan Thompson To Ohio To Keep An Eye On Him

    After spend a relatively quiet summer in Southern California, Khloe Kardashian has made an announcement. She told her friends and family that she and her infant daughter True would be going to Cleveland, Ohio to be with boyfriend NBA player Tristan Thompson. Tristan told friends, 'that he thought once the season started he would be...

    Read More
  • Rapper Drake Files A Lawsuit Against A Woman For Extortion

    Celebrity lawyer Larry Stein filed a lawsuit on behalf of his client Drake. The lawsuit claims a woman named Layla Lace, is harassing Drake, with claims that she is pregnant with his child. Drake says that he met Lace last year during his tour 'Boy Meets World Tour' in Manchester, England. The rapper says he...

    Read More
  • Julie Chen Resigns Her Position As Host Of 'The Talk'

    Julie Chen the host of 'Big Brother' and 'The Talk' is stepping down from 'The Talk' as host and moderator as the show. She has been the co-host and moderator of the show since it debuted 9 seasons ago. Chen has been absent from the show this season, which premiered September 10th. Chen is expected...

    Read More
  • Woody Allen's Wife Soon-Yi Accuses Her Mother Actress Mia Farrow Of Abusing Her

    Director Woody Allen was involved in a massive scandal with ex-girlfriend Mia Farrow in 1992. At the time Farrow found nude pictures of her adopted daughter Soon-Yi Previn taken by her then boyfriend actor/director Woody Allen. What followed was explosive allegations back and forth between Allen and Farrow. Eventually it was revealed that Allen and...

    Read More
  • Kris Jenner Is Happy Now And Doesn't Feel Marriage Is Necessary Again

    Kris Jenner the matriarch of the Kardashian/Jenner empire stopped by her friend Laura Wasser's podcast, 'Divorce Sucks' for an interview. Wasser is a 'divorce attorney to the stars' asked her friend about her dating life and if there is marriage in the future. Jenner said she's very happy in her relationship with boyfriend of four...

    Read More