Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio Hit by PETA for Wolf of Wall Street Ape Scene

Leonardo DiCaprio is getting heat from animal rights group PETA over a scene with a chimpanzee in his movie “The Wolf of Wall Street.” It’s cruel and unnatural to force a chimpanzee to perform tricks, the group says. The animal rights group, known formally as People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, is especially incensed over that the production worked with a company that it claims is “notorious” for animal cruelty....

Leonardo DiCaprio Avaricious as Wolf of Wall Street (New Trailer!)

Leonardo DiCaprio’s over-the-top performance as stock swindler Jordan Belfort is featured in a new trailer for Martin Scorsese’s movie “Wolf of wall Street.” It’s a tale of greed and avarice run amok, but Belfort was a small player in the world of high-flying fraudsters. Consider him Bernie Madoff light. But what set him apart was his lavish lifestyle…while it lasted. ...

Leonaro DiCaprio Larger Than Life in New Great Gatsby Trailer (watch!)

Baz Luhrmann has just tipped his hand with a new trailer for “The Great Gatsby,” the highly stylized remake of the F. Scott Fitzgerald classic. But why would a movie set in the Roaring ’20s include a soundtrack that includes rap music and rock and roll? Luhrmann, an Australian film director, screenwriter and producer, is best known for the 1997 film “William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet” with Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes and 2001′s “Moulin Rouge!” a “jukebox” musical with Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor. He shows the same eye for flourishes and detail in “Gatsby,” which also stars DiCaprio with Carey Mulligan. ...

Leonardo DiCaprio Feared 'Django' Might Go Too Far (New Trailer!)

Leonardo DiCaprio’s “Django Unchained,” plantation owner, Calvin Candie, is so evil and cruel he fretted that Director Quentin Tarantino had gone too far to portray pre-Civil War plantation life and the treatment of slaves. “It was hard for me to wrap my head around it,” he said in a recent interview. Christoph Waltz, who starred in Tarantino’s World War II film “Inglorous Basterds,” and won an Oscar for his supporting role, returns in “Django.” He plays bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz, who teams with ex-slave Django, played by Jamie Foxx, to track down the notorious Brittle Brothers. Check out the latest trailer!...

Leonardo DiCaprio Rides Herd on Hollywood’s New Mavericks

Leonardo DiCaprio leads a list of Hollywood movers and shakers who are breaking the mold to make pictures they believe in, even if it means actors become directors and writers and directors become moguls to make things happen. These are the Hollywood mavericks, according to Details magazine. The magazine slices and dices the list into categories: “The Survivors” (Andrew Rannells, Chris Messina); the “Career Opportunists” (Colfer, Lauren Miller, Josh Radnor, Brit Marling); “The Next Big Thing (comedian Rebel Wilson); “The Idea Man” (John Krasinski) and “The Directors” (Ariel Vromen, Mark Webber, Fred Savage, Max Winkler, Lake Bell)....

Quentin Tarantino Camps Up Django Unchained in New Trailer (watch!)

Quentin Tarantino has created all the pieces for an action-packed send up of spaghetti westerns and puts them on display in a new trailer for “Django Unchained.” But whether he can turn them into a coherent film remains to be seen. The movie’s basic plot revolves around Jamie Foxx, who plays ex-slave Django. He’s determined to find his wife who is a slave own by plantation owner Calvin Candie, played by Leonardo DiCaprio. Django hooks up with a bounty hunter played by Christoph Waltz, who is in search of the notorious Brittle brothers. Only Django has seen outlaws and he agrees to help, if the bounty hunter helps him rescue his wife....

Carey Mulligan Tips on Great Gatsby in AnOther Mag (photo!)

Carey Mulligan reveals some behind-the-scenes details from the set of “The Great Gatsby” in a new interview for UK fashion magazine “AnOther.” Mulligan plays Daisy Buchanan the love interest of Jay Gatsby, played by Leonardo DiCaprio. Tobey Maguire plays writer Nick Carraway, Amitabh Bachchan is Meyer Wolfsheim, Joel Edgerton is Tom Buchanan, and Isla Fisher plays Myrtle Wilson. Much of the movie was shot in Australia....

Jamie Fox Pulls Trigger in Django Unchained TV Spot (watch!)

Jamie Fox does most of the shooting in the new television spot for Quintin Tarantino’s spaghetti western “Django Unchained.” The movie teams Fox with Christoph Waltz, who plays bounty hunter King Schultz. Although a western, the movie dwells on pre-Civil War south. Django (Fox) is a slave who is purchased by Schultz to help track down the notorious Brittle brothers....