For his latest film ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’, a story about the ‘hippie ‘ Hollywood’ of 1969, that is set against the background of the gruesome Manson murders, film director Quentin Tarantino is already a big name added to the cast: no one less than living filmlegende Al Pacino. That message entertainmentmagazine Variety. Are still part of the cast: Damian Lewis, Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie.
Al Pacino’s most famous role is, of course, the Cuban drug lord Tony Montana in ‘Scarface’, in addition to that of Michael Corleone in ‘The Godfather’trilogy. The 78-year-old actor in his long career, numerous awards, including one Oscar, two BAFTA’s, four Golden Globes and two Emmy Awards. He applies this as one of the best actors of his generation, and in the history of cinema tout court.
Al Pacino will join a star cast including Damian Lewis, known for his starring role in the award-winning oorlogsserie ‘Band of Brothers’ and the spionageserie ‘Homeland’, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie and Leonardo DiCaprio. Also Emile Hirsch, the protagonist in ‘Into the Wild’, and Luke Perry (‘Beverly Hills, 90210’) to get a role.
Quentin Tarantino wrote, produces and directs the film itself. The story takes place in Los Angeles in 1969, at the height of the hippie culture. The two main characters, played by DiCaprio, and Pitt, a former steracteur from a westernserie and his trusty sword. The duo has it difficult to meet the barge to come in a Hollywood that they no longer recognize. One of them, however, has a very famous neighbour: Sharon Tate…
If everything goes according to plan, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ worldwide on 9 August 2019, exactly 50 years after the infamous Manson murders.