Tag: Leonardo

NME Festival blog: Leonardo DiCaprio responds to bizarre claim he bankrolled Amazon fires

Leonardo DiCaprio has responded to the extraordinary comments made by the president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, who this week accused the actor of bankrolling the Amazon rainforest fires. Bolsonaro made the bizarre and seemingly unsubstantiated claim on Friday (November 29), reportedly telling supporters: “This Leonardo DiCaprio’s a cool guy, isn’t he? Giving money for the […]

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NME Festival blog: Leonardo DiCaprio reflects on seeing River Phoenix on the night he died

The star died from a drug overdose in 1993 Leonardo DiCaprio has reflected on seeing River Phoenix on the night the actor died in a new interview. Phoenix died after suffering a drug overdose at infamous Los Angeles club The Viper Room on October 30, 1993. He was 23 years old at the time. In […]

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NME Festival blog: Leonardo DiCaprio and Steven Spielberg to reunite for new Ulysses S Grant movie

Leonardo DiCaprio and Steven Spielberg are teaming up for the first time in 16 years for a biopic on Ulysses S. Grant. The pair last worked together on the 2002 film Catch Me If You Can, which also starred Tom Hanks. They are now in early talks to work together again on the biopic on […]

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