Brokeback Mountain is remembered as one of the best films of its decade, but in an alternate universe the film looks very different. In fact, it's possible Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio could have starred in the tragic western love story if Gus Van Sant, who was originally attached to direct, had his way. In a new interview with IndieWire , Van Sant confirms that the pair, who are currently filming Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood together , in which they play roommates but not lovers, were on the short list of actors who were sent offers to star. They all said no.
Mark Wahlberg spills on his infamous feud with Leonardo DiCaprio
Mark Wahlberg on his s feud with Leonardo DiCaprio | Daily Mail Online
We know Mark Wahlberg and Leonardo DiCaprio have worked together before, but for some reason, we just can't see them being on each other's radars. The truth, in fact, is quite the contrary, as Mark Wahlberg recently admitted that the two kind of hated each other way back in the s. Who knew, eh? As well as starring in 's The Departed together, Mark and Leo joined forces in the film The Basketball Diaries — something neither of them were happy about, apparently. Speaking to ExtraTV , Mark revealed that he would work with DiCaprio again, despite the shaky start to their friendship. As a rapper, I was just kinda out-there and loud and crazy and all this stuff, and it was a very serious movie and this very serious part," he explained. In a slightly more sweary anecdote told during an interview a few years ago, Mark told The Hollywood Reporter exactly how Leo reacted to hearing about Mark's potential involvement in the movie.
By Bobbie Whiteman. Mark Wahlberg has spilled the details about his early s feud with Leo DiCaprio. He didn't realise Leo had anything against him until he was asked to test for The Basketball Diaries opposite the young star in
Peter Bart and Mike Fleming Jr. In this occasional column, two old friends get together and grind their axes, mostly on the movie business. I initially called him an aging actor, when I raced to break the story.