Pitt previously worked with Tarantino on 2009's "Inglorious Basterds", and DiCaprio appeared in 2013's "Django Unchained".
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is slated to premiere on August 9, 2019, one day after the 50th anniversary of the tragic event which happened on the night of August 8, 1969.
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Given the fact that Maruti has not clearly denied the development, the new 6-speed manual gearbox could indeed be in the works. Similarly, French auto maker Renault sells three cars with six-speed transmissions - Lodgy, Duster and Captur.
He explained: "The two lead characters are Rick Dalton (DiCaprio), former star of a western TV series, and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Pitt)". The year? 1969. the very same one that saw the murder of Valley of the Dolls actress Tate, which was ordered by Charles Manson and carried out by members of his cult.
Over the past few months or so we've been drip-fed small nuggets of intel about the film, with Tarantino recently teasing us some key info about the plot - admitting at a brunch event in January that "it's not about Charles Manson, it's 1969".
Tarantino said on Wednesday that he had been working on the script for the film for half a decade. "And I couldn't be happier about the dynamic teaming of DiCaprio & Pitt as Rick & Cliff". The Australian beauty had always been rumored being eyed for the said role in "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood", and now Deadline reports that talks are underway to make it happen. Tate was murdered by the Manson family in 1969.
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Tate's real-life sister, Debra, heavily criticised Lawrence's rumoured involvement, saying the Red Sparrow star wasn't "pretty enough" to play her sister.
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood will be Tarantino's first movie for Sony Pictures since the end of his relationship with The Weinstein Company in 2017. In the film Tate is Rick's very famous next door neighbor.
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DOMINOS: While it's not necessary for "Pi" Day, Dominos is offering a BOGO on its pizza pies during the week of "Pi" Day. Trader Todd's will celebrate Pi Day with a key lime pie with a coconut rum graham cracker crust for $4.50.