Leonardo DiCaprio today gives us a first look at Quentin Tarantino’s much-anticipated upcoming picture, centering around Charles Manson but not directly chronicling the story of the infamous cult leader, titled Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. In the actor’s Instagram post, DiCaprio is pictured alongside co-star Brad Pitt.
First look. #OnceUponATimeInHollywood
DiCaprio portrays Rick Dalton, the former star of a western TV series, while Pitt plays his stunt double, Cliff Booth, both of whom are struggling to find their footing in Hollywood. Al Pacino also stars in the film as Dalton’s agent, and Margot Robbie plays Dalton’s neighbor, actress and Manson family victim, Sharon Tate.
Burt Reynolds, Timothy Olyphant, Damian Lewis, Luke Perry, Emile Hirsch, Jay Sebring, Dakota Fanning, Clifton Collins, Keith Jefferson, and Nicholas Hammond feature in the movie as well.
Set in 1960s Hollywood, you can look forward to Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood landing in theaters August 9, 2019, the 50th anniversary of the Manson murders.
In other movie news, a ‘How High’ sequel is officially in the works.