Brendan Fraser and Leonardo DiCaprio meet 30 years later


The two actors first met in Scorsese’s ‘Flower Moon’ when DiCaprio was a teenager

The revival of his career Brendan Fraser he’s not limited to Darren Aronofsky’s “The Whale,” for which Fraser is expected to earn a Best Actor Oscar nomination.

The actor next year will spend it on the set of Martin Scorsese’s new film “Killers of the Flower Moon”, set in the 1920s and referring to the FBI’s investigation into a series of murders in the Osage Indian tribe.

The film stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro, Jesse Plemons and Lily Gladstone. During a recent interview with GQ, Fraser recalled a story with DiCaprio, which took place nearly 30 years ago at a screening of DiCaprio’s What’s Eating Gilbert Grape.

“[Τότε], when he was I think, I don’t know, 17, 16 maybe, he did “Gilbert Grape.” I saw him at Paramount headquarters. I think I had just been on “School Ties” or something and I was upset, but I just wanted to tell him [για τη συμμετοχή στην ταινία]: “Listen, listen. That was incredible.”

This story is not only remembered by Fraser, as he said now that they met for the Scorsese film “Flower Moon”, DiCaprio remembered this meeting.

“He repeated it to me. He remembered me,” Fraser said. “He said, ‘You were the only one who didn’t treat me like a little kid.’ He told me himself. That mattered to me,” Fraser added.


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