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Leonardo DiCaprio Used 'Caligula' As Inspiration For 'The Wolf Of Wall Street' Character

December 18th, 2013 9:34am EST
Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio used the 1979 erotic drama Caligula as inspiration for his performance as a hard-partying stockbroker in The Wolf Of Wall Street, because he wanted to emulate the level of debauchery featured in the cult classic.

The 39 year-old actor's latest movie is based on disgraced New York financier Jordan Belfort's memoir, which chronicles his lavish life in banking and his subsequent downfall as he was jailed for securities fraud and money laundering.

DiCaprio plays the high-powered Wall Street executive in Martin Scorsese's movie adaptation and he admits a lot of the ideas fo...
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Leonardo DiCaprio To Produce Biopic About 'Calvin and Hobbes' Creator

December 4th, 2013 12:22pm EST
Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio is set to produce a biopic about Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Watterson.

The 39 year-old actor has joined forces with producer Roy Lee to make the film, which will focus on the creation of the comic strip and how the cartoonist coped with its unexpected success.

The motion picture will be based on Dan Dollar's script A Boy and his Tiger and will be developed by Warner Bros., who bought the project and have reportedly fast tracked it to take advantage of the attention the cartoon has received this year.

Watterson is infamously media-shy, rarely gives interviews and has...
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Leonardo DiCaprio Celebrates 39th Birthday With Kanye West & 2 Chainz

November 12th, 2013 8:14am EST
Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio celebrated his 39th birthday in style with pals Kanye West and 2 Chainz on Sunday night.

The actor partied at TAO Downtown in New York City along with 100 of his closest friends, including Orlando Bloom, Tobey Maguire, Benecio Del Toro and Busta Rhymes.

But it wasn't all fun and games - the actor simultaneously raised millions of dollars for his charity the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, according to TMZ.com.

2 Chainz sang a special version of "Happy Birthday" to the star and called "Brother Leo" up on stage for a bit. Yeezus belted out "Good Life," "Gold Digger" and a f...
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Kate Hudson, Kate Beckinsale & More Stars Sizzle At LACMA Art + Film Gala - See The Pics!

November 4th, 2013 2:00pm EST
Kate Hudson
Tons of celebrities stepped out to honor Martin Scorsese at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Art + Film Gala on Saturday.

The filmmaker was recognized for helping the museum during the financial crisis of 2007 and 2008 and for his work on film restoration.

Several stars feted the guest of honor. Kate Hudson looked incredible in a cream colored Gucci gown with a silver sparkling plunging neckline. Kate Beckinsale also looked fab in a light blue, sequined strapless dress.

Leonardo DiCaprio posed with Scorsese, looking dapper in a navy blue suit.

Fergie showed off her post-baby...
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Brazilian Model Kat Torres Claims She's Dating Leonardo DiCaprio

October 15th, 2013 11:10am EDT
Kat Torres
Leonardo DiCaprio has a new girlfriend. Or so says Brazilian model Kat Torres.

Torres has confirmed that she's been romancing the actor since the two were spotted together at this year's Cannes Film Festival; and now she may be jeopardizing their relationship as she said that she and the actor vowed not to talk about each other or their status in the media.

"I met Leo in Cannes. We were staying in the same house at the festival. Leo is amazing, but I worry about what he will think about me talking to you," Torres tells Brazilian newspaper Extra. "We have a pact that nothing can ever be sa...
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Leonardo DiCaprio Signs Up For Another Biopic: Woodrow Wilson

September 17th, 2013 4:37pm EDT
Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio will star in and produce a film based on the life on the 28th President of the United States, Woodrow Wilson.

The film, currently titled "Wilson," will be based on A. Scott Berg's biography Wilson's two terms in office, according to Hollywood Reporter. So why Woodrow Wilson? He oversaw the nation before the First World War, which caused him to institute a draft. He created the Federal Reserve, worked to end child labor, and helped begin the League of Nations. The League of Nations failed to stop World War II and disbanded, but the United Nation was created after the war w...
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Leonardo DiCaprio To Produce And Star In Woodrow Wilson Biopic

September 17th, 2013 9:39am EDT
Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio is heading to the White House to portray this nation's 28th President Woodrow Wilson in a new biopic.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 38 year-old actor will star in and produce a big screen adaptation of  A. Scott Berg's recently released biography of Wilson, who was elected in 1912.

It is not known which part of Wilson's life the movie will focus on, however the former governor of New Jersey and president of Princeton University was most famous for guiding the U.S. through World War I and suffering a stroke during his time in office.

He was also the last pr...
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'Fifty Shades Of Grey': 10 Stars We'd Rather See As Christian Grey

September 5th, 2013 11:15pm EDT
Joseph Gordon-Leavitt, Robin Thicke, Alexander Skarsgard
Fans of erotic novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" went ballistic earlier this week when the announcements of the two leads in the film adaptation of the book came from none other than author E.L. James herself.

When people found out that Dakota Johnson, the aspiring actress daughter of Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith, landed the lead role of Anastasia Steele and Sons of Anarchy star Charlie Hunnam would be play the domineering Christian Grey, they spoke up and started petitions to get the roles re-cast.

Unfortunately, Hollywood doesn't work that way and a lot of factors had to be considered du...
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Leonardo DiCaprio & Jamie Foxx To Re-Team For Crime Drama

June 28th, 2013 8:49am EDT
Django Unchained
Leonardo DiCaprio and Jamie Foxx, who lit up the big screen in "Django Unchained," are making another film together.

The duo appeared in Quentin Tarantino's Oscar-winning film last year and have signed on for the upcoming crime drama "Mean Business on North Ganson Street," according to Deadline.com.

The film is based on S. Craig Zahler's novel and centers on a pair of disgraced detectives who are sent to work in a crime-ridden small town where police officers are being murdered.

Foxx stars in "White House Down," which hits theaters today. DiCaprio recently appeared in "The Great Gatsby,"...
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The Morning Roundup: Jennifer Aniston Strips, Amanda Bynes Flips, Leonardo DiCaprio Spaceships

May 24th, 2013 10:29am EDT
Jennifer Aniston
Review: "The Hangover Part III": Alan (Zach Galifianakis.) is off his meds and his three buddies, Stu, Phil and Doug head up an intervention that ends with a trip to a mental facility in Arizona. Naturally the usual mayhem ensues and the "Wolf Pack" find themselves in Mexico and, once again, Las Vegas. Unfortunately this time around Todd Phillips and Craig Mazin fail to produce anything that actually stands out and the film "lacks the shock and absurdity that made the first film so laugh-out-loud funny." The film is nothing more than stale jokes "copied and pasted" from the first two instal...
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$1.5 Million: The Cost Of Sitting Next To Leonardo DiCaprio On A Flight Into Space

May 24th, 2013 8:44am EDT
Leonardo DiCaprio
During an auction at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday night, one bidder won an out-of-this world experience to join Leonardo DiCaprio on a flight into space - for a mere $1.5 million.

The lucky bidder will sit immediately next to the actor onboard Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic voyage into orbit. The identity of the wealthy "spaceman" has not been revealed.

Filmmaker Harvey Weinstein acutioned the once-in-a-lifetime trip during the the AmfAR Cinema Against AIDS charity dinner at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibes.

The aircraft is still in the final stages of a safety test progra...
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What You Should Know about "The Great Gatsby"

May 23rd, 2013 11:45am EDT
Before you run out and see the new film,The Great Gatsby, here are three things you should know about The Great Gatsby.

1.Leonardo DiCaprio Was Eeluctant o Play Jay Gatsby
Leonardo DiCaprio told Good Morning America that at first he was reluctant to play the role of Jay Gatsby because he said, "everyone has their own interpretation about these characters." Leo said he eventually was drawn to "the idea of a man who came from absolutely nothing, who created himself solely from his own imagination." He said he enjoyed playing a character who was completely obsessed with a dream.

2. There Was...
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Leonardo DiCaprio Raises Over $30 Million For Charity At Art Auction

May 14th, 2013 5:07pm EDT
Leonardo DiCaprio
The Great Gatsby star Leonardo DiCaprio raised $31.7 million for charity Monday by auctioning off an art collection - $14 million over the collection's estimate.

The auction event was entitled the 11th Hour, and the proceeds will go to the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, a conservation charity. DiCaprio told the art dealers and celebrities to "bid as if the fate of the planet depends on us."

The collection included works from Ed Ruscha, Julian Schnabel and Banksy, as well as a DiCaprio portrait by Elizabeth Peyton. The portrait sold for $1.05 million, despite the high estimate of the piece ...
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Leonardo DiCaprio Fronts Auction To Raise Money For Environmental Causes

May 10th, 2013 10:15am EDT
Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio and Christie's auction house have teamed up to sell art to raise money for environmental causes. The sale could approach a total of $18 million.

The 11th Hour Auction, which takes place on Monday in New York City, will include works by artists including Banksy, Peter Beard and Julian Schnabel.

The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation and an expert panel of environmentalists will use the money to fund innovative conservation projects.

The actor posted on his website:  "My Foundation has worked on environmental issues since 1998, and despite the great efforts by organizations all...
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'The Great Gatsby' World Premiere Pics: Carey Mulligan, Leonardo DiCaprio & More!

May 2nd, 2013 9:42am EDT
Carey Mulligan
There was an air of old-world elegance at "The Great Gatsby" world premiere in New York City on Wednesday night. A slew of celebrities attended the event at Lincoln Center.

British starlet Carey Mulligan stood out on the red carpet wearing a strapless crimson gown, while Leonardo DiCaprio looked dapper in a navy blue suit with a closely clipped beard.

The film centers on Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire), who leaves the Midwest in 1922 and goes to New York City during a time of loosening morals, jazz music, bootlegging and sky-rocketing stocks. Nick ends up in a circle of friends that include...
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5 Ballin' Celebrity Investment Ventures

April 28th, 2013 11:00am EDT
Lady Gaga
Celebrity investors have the ability to bring notoriety to an item or cause, as well as a large budget to invest in its success. Because of this, celebrities are often far more successful than people with small budgets and no fame to contribute to their investment's success. Here are some of the stars who have scored big on investments.

1. Lady Gaga: Monster Investor

Perhaps aware that her special brand of fame would be short-lived, Lady Gaga began to make investments immediately after becoming famous. The FarmVille extension called GagaVille was her first stab at becoming an investor. He...
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Leonardo DiCaprio Launches Crusade Against Thailand's Ivory Trade

February 19th, 2013 8:36am EST
Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio has asked his fans to sign a petition urging officials in Thailand to crack down on ivory trading.

The Titanic star has teamed up with conservation organization the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) to launch a new animal rights campaign, called Hands Off My Parts.

The initiative aims to highlight the number of rhinos, tigers and elephants that are being killed for their skins, bones, tusks and horns.

DiCaprio wants the public to back the cause by adding their names to a petition, which calls on Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to take action on illicit ivory t...
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Leonardo DiCaprio & Miss Universe Kosovo Are Just 'Friends'

February 9th, 2013 1:40pm EST
Leonardo DiCaprio
The woman Leonardo DiCaprio has been spotted hanging out with has played down reports they are a couple.

The actor was photographed with a tall blonde on the balcony of an apartment in Miami, Florida, this week, sparking rumors of a new romance.
 
The beauty is Miss Universe Kosovo 2011 Aferdita Dreshaj, but she insists there's nothing special to their relationship. She told Eonline.com, "We were all just hanging out as friends."
 
DiCaprio has a history of dating beautiful women. He previously dated Brazilian model Gisele Bundchen and Israeli beauty Bar Refaeli. He and Victoria's Secret m...
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Leonardo DiCaprio: 'I'm A Little Bit Drained'

January 22nd, 2013 1:48pm EST
Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio has decided to take a break from acting because filming three movies in two years has left him exhausted.

DiCaprio's latest movie Django Unchained is among this year's Oscars favorites, and he is also preparing to release a big screen adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby and The Wolf of Wall Street with Martin Scorsese.

However, DiCaprio insists that after such a busy year, fans will have to wait a long time before they see him in another picture.

He tells Germany's Bild, "I'm a little bit drained. I am now going to take a long, long break."

When as...
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Leonardo DiCaprio Wins Day Out With Bill Clinton At Charity Auction

January 14th, 2013 4:28pm EST
Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio will be spending a day with former President Bill Clinton after bidding big for the opportunity at Sean Penn's charity bash in Los Angeles on Saturday.

The "Titanic" star was a guest at the 2013 Sean Penn and Friends Help Haiti Home Gala at the Montage Hotel to raise money and awareness for the Oscar-winning actor's J/P Haiti Relief Organization, which he set up in the aftermath of the country's devastating 2010 earthquake.

The event featured a special auction and DiCaprio was one of the main bidders for the chance to spend some one-on-one time with Clinton, offering u...
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2013 Golden Globe Awards Fashion: Stars Dazzle In Black, White & Red

January 14th, 2013 9:21am EST
Golden Globes 2013 Fashion
Sunday night was one of the of the biggest events in Hollywood - the 2013 Golden Globes Awards. Red, white and black were some of the more popular choices on the red carpet, with stars such as Zooey Deschanel, Jennifer Garner, Claire Danes, Marion Cotillard and Jennifer Lawrence opting for crimson gowns.

Hosts Amy Poehler and Tina Fey wore black and white, and Eva Longoria looked very leggy in a black gown with a slit up the thigh. Salma Hayek also stunned in a strapless black dress that showed off her curvy figure. Rachel Weisz wore black with a sheer polka dot skirt and her best accessor...
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Leonardo DiCaprio To Receive Santa Barbara Festival Honor

January 3rd, 2013 5:14pm EST
Django Unchained
Actor Leonardo DiCaprio is set to be honored for his contribution to cinema at the upcoming Santa Barbara International Film Festival in California.

The Titanic star will attend a special ceremony on February 1st to receive the coveted American Riviera Award, which recognizes influential artists in Hollywood.

A statement from the event's Executive Director Roger Durling reads, "We are thrilled to be honoring Leonardo DiCaprio with the American Riviera Award, in a year where he has shown us another layer of his immeasurable talent."

"His performance in Django Unchained reaffirms that he...
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Leonardo DiCaprio Was Uncomfortable With Cruel 'Django Unchained' Character

December 17th, 2012 10:22am EST
Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio was wary of portraying his slave master character in new movie Django Unchained as a vicious and brutally violent man until his co-stars Jamie Foxx and Samuel L. Jackson convinced him it was exactly what the film called for.

The Titanic star portrays notorious plantation boss Calvin Candie, who forces his male workers to fight for sport and pushes his female servants into prostitution, and DiCaprio admits he had reservations about how far he wanted to take the character. The actor struggled to relate to anything about Candie and that made his job even more difficult onsc...
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Leonardo DiCaprio Splits From Erin Heatherton

November 3rd, 2012 4:07pm EDT
Leonardo DiCaprio
Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has reportedly split from model Erin Heatherton after less than a year of dating.

The Titanic hunk was first linked to Heatherton in December, 2011, but they recently called time on their romance due to their conflicting work commitments, according to Us Weekly magazine.

A source tells the publication, "They split a few weeks ago. There's no bad blood - they still care about each other a lot.

"They're both just really busy; they had crazy schedules."

DiCaprio has been shooting the new Martin Scorsese movie The Wolf of Wall Street in New York of late after spe...
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Leonardo DiCaprio's Sweetie Erin Heatherton Shows Off Her Bikini Body

September 10th, 2012 5:00pm EDT
Erin Heatherton
We spotted Leonardo DiCaprio's girlfriend Erin Heatherton at a pool in Miami shooting for Victoria's Secret today.

She tweeted this morning, "Good morning Miami!! Swim shoot for @victoriassecret about to get started.. Can't wait for @angelcandice to arrive! pic.twitter.com/aMvWNJZb."

While Erin is busy posing for work, Leo has been filming "The Wolf Of Wall Street" in New York City.

Erin is the latest in a line of blonde beauties who have dated the actor. Leo's previous conquests include Blake Lively (who married Ryan Reynolds this weekend), Bar Rafaeli and Gisele Bundchen.

Leo and Erin...
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Expect Lot Of Drugs, Nudity & Orgies In Leonardo DiCaprio's 'Wolf Of Wall Street'

August 29th, 2012 8:46am EDT
The Wolf of Wall Street
Martin Scorsese reteams with Leonardo DiCaprio in "The Wolf Of Wall Street," an adaptation of Jordan Belfort's memoir surrounding his indulgent ride as a crooked banker in the 1990s.

The New York Daily News reports that DiCaprio will get naked in the film. One insider revealed: "There will be some pretty illicit sex scenes coming up." He added that it will involve four guys and two girls. However, Leo won't be involved in any guy-on-guy action.

According to the source, some scenes will be shot behind closed doors, including one involving a group of really "hot" prostitutes in an office ...
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Comic-Con Fans Give 'Django Unchained' A Standing Ovation

July 16th, 2012 8:15am EDT
Jamie Foxx & Kerry Washington
Jamie Foxx and Kerry Washington promoted their upcoming film "Django Unchained" at Comic-Con over the weekend, and fans were so enthusiastic about the Quentin Tarantino film there was a standing ovation after the film's short preview.

Foxx starsas Django, a slave whose history with his former owners lands him face-to-face with German-born bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz (Christoph Waltz). Schultz is on the trail of the murderous Brittle brothers, and only Django can lead him to his bounty. The unorthodox Schultz acquires Django with a promise to free him upon the capture of the Britt...
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Spotted: Leonardo DiCaprio Biking With Erin Heatherton In NYC

June 15th, 2012 1:00pm EDT
Leo Dicaprio & Erin Heatherton
Leonardo DiCaprio is hard to catch unawares. He usually avoids the spotlight and paparazzi unless he's at an official event. Well, we spotted the elusive star bicycling around New York City with his Victoria's Secret model girlfriend Erin Heatherton yesterday.

The stars looked cool and relaxed, and at one point Leo listened to some music as he pumped his pedals on the pavement.

The couple got together in December, following Leo's short-lived relationship with "Gossip Girl" star Blake Lively. The actor has a penchant for beautiful blondes. He previously dated Bar Rafaeli and Gisele Bundche...
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Great Actor/Director Combos For The Release Of 'Dark Shadows'

May 11th, 2012 1:03pm EDT
Dark Shadows
Every artist has their muse, whether it be human, imaginary, or in some cases, drug induced. And while certainly some people might joke that the latter is Tim Burton's muse of choice, given the stye and subject of many of his films, it's become quite clear over the years that he draws inspiration from the people he surrounds himself with. Most notable among them are Helena Bonham Carter and Johnny Depp.

Given that his newest film, "Dark Shadows", marks Burton and Depp's 8th film collaboration, we at Starpulse decided to take a look at some of the other actor/director partnerships that hav...
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'Titanic' 3D Sails To New Opening Day Record In China

April 12th, 2012 9:08pm EDT
Titanic
The new 3D Titanic movie has broken opening day box office records in China.

The reformatted disaster movie has already sailed to the top of film charts around the world and Chinese fans really couldn't wait to see the James Cameron epic.

They raced to cinemas on Tuesday to give the new version of the 1997 film the biggest opening day in the nation's history.

The film, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, sold $11.6 million - roughly a quarter of what the original grossed in China during its entire theatrical run in 180 theaters.

The new version opened in 3,500 cinemas.
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