Oscar Winner Joins Tarantino's Manson Project

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Leonardo DiCaprio will reunite with filmmaker Quentin Tarantino to star in the untitled Charles Manson movie, an individual with knowledge of the project tells TheWrap.

The Sony Pictures movie is to be released on August 9, 2019, exactly 50 years after Tate and four friends were stabbed or shot dead. Rumor has it that Margot Robbie from Scorsese's Wolf On Wall Street will take the role as Tate.

Leonardo DiCaprio has been cast in Quentin Tarantino's upcoming ninth movie. Variety reports that the structure will be similar to Pulp Fiction's with an ensemble approach.

Other big names may make it into the film like Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, to fulfill two "meaty male roles".

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The Manson Family mastermind died November 19, age 83, while serving his life sentence for for seven counts of first-degree murder and one count of conspiracy to commit murder at the California State Prison in Corcoran.

DiCaprio hasn't been seen on the big screen since his Oscar-winning turn in The Revenant, but has lined up numerous high-profile projects, including a reunion with longtime collaborator Martin Scorsese for a Teddy Roosevelt biopic at Paramount. DiCaprio previously worked with Tarantino in Western slave-themed film "Django Unchained" (2012) which also earned rave reviews and several nominations at various awards show.

Sony Pictures, part of Sony Corp, did not return a request for comment on the casting.

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