Leonardo DiCaprio's Appian Way Productions has contacted Connecticut native John Scully, a former boxer and longtime trainer. Scully is training Band of Brothers actor James Madio to play Willie Pep, the late great featherweight champion who grew up in Hartford and Middletown. The Iceman, John Scully won Outstanding Boxer awards in 1987 and 1988 an...

Osage cultural leaders met with director Martin Scorsese and lead actor Leonardo DiCaprio on Monday evening at Woolaroc. The discussion centered on the film adaptation of David Grann’s bestselling book, “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Indian Murders and the Birth of the FBI.” Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear and Chad Renfro organized t...

For nearly 30 years now, Leonardo DiCaprio has remained one of the most prominent and prolific voices in Hollywood. Looking back on each decade since the Academy Award-winning actor made his debut in the early 1990s, it's impossible to find a stretch of time where he wasn't in one of the most highly regarded movies. With everything from the box off...

More than 30 celebrities will join the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) in celebrating NIAF’s 45th Anniversary Gala virtually and honoring Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, on Saturday, October 31, 2020. Dr. Fauci will be presented NIAF’s 2020 Leonardo da Vinci Award for Leadersh...

Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro are offering fans the opportunity to win a walk-on role in their upcoming film "Killers of the Flower Moon" if they donate funds through the "All in Challenge," which supports DiCaprio's "America's Food Fund," "Meals on Wheels" and "No Kid Hungry." "Bob (De Niro) and I are going to be starring in a film called '...

Leonardo DiCaprio has pledged support to America's Food Fund amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The 'Once Upon A Time ... In Hollywood' star has joined forces with Apple's CEO Tim Cook and Laurene Powell Jobs, the widow of Apple's Steve Jobs, to pledge a whopping $12 million to help supply food to those who need it most. He said in a statement: "In t...

“It's time to take action to create a better future.” It is time to act to create a better future: with this slogan FCA presented for the world premiere at Milan Triennale there New 500, the first car of the group born full electric. A commitment, that towards sustainable mobility, which has found the support of an exceptional testimonial: Leonardo...

You’d hope we wouldn’t have to rely too much on individual Oscar winners to combat an international ecological catastrophe, but the world being what it is, hats off to Leonardo DiCaprio for getting in there. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood star is sending $5 million in donations to aid groups responding to the...

We knew that Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese would be coming together again for the cinema adaptation of Killers of the Flower Moon and now a third cinema legend will be joining them, Movie Web reports.  Although the Italian American filmmaker has given the leading role to his new protégé in what will be his sixth collaboration with Leonardo...

More than a decade ago, a report surfaced that Paramount intended to develop a Teddy Roosevelt biopic starring Leonardo DiCaprio and directed by Martin Scorsese. The year was 2006, and, at that point, Scorsese and DiCaprio had collaborated a mere three times over the previous five years: in 2002’s Gangs of New York, 2004’s The Aviator, and 2006’s T...