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Brad Pitt Joins That Quentin Tarantino, Leo DiCaprio Movie

Quentin Tarantino is about to win all the Oscars in a couple of years.

According to Deadline, Tarantino has cast Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio for his film Once Upon A Time In Hollywood. The film follows Rick Dalton (DiCaprio) and his stunt double Cliff Booth (Pitt) as they try to make it in Hollywood in 1969. Margot Robbie will play Sharon Tate, the next-door neighbor best known for being a Charles Manson murder victim.

A Tarantino-directed film about Hollywood starring accomplished actors? Just give it all the awards right now.

Tarantino stated that he’s been working on the script for five years and that he’s “very excited to tell this story of an L.A., and a Hollywood that don’t exist anymore.” He continued, “And I couldn’t be happier about the dynamic teaming of DiCaprio & Pitt as Rick & Cliff.”

The famed director is familiar with both actors. Pitt starred in the Oscar-nominated Inglorious Basterds while DiCaprio starred in Django Unchained, which won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay and was also nominated for Best Picture. If they get Christoph Waltz to play Charles Manson, this might go down as the greatest film of all-time.

This will be Robbie’s first time working with Tarantino.

The film is set to release on August 9, 2019. That date is significant because it’s the 50th anniversary of the Manson murders and one day before Tate’s death. As if you needed any more proof that Tarantino is a twisted man.

Sony has the rights to the film after Tarantino pulled it from the Weinstein Company for…obvious reasons. This will be the first film the director has released without the backing of Weinstein. Something tells me he’ll be alright.

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