MOSCOW, January 17. / TASS /. Director Vladimir Bortko (put such films as “Heart of a Dog”, “Taras Bulba”, series “The Idiot”, “Master and Margarita”, etc.) Is ready to make a movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio because he believes his talented actor.
This Bortko told Tass.
“No matter whom he was playing, I would consider it an honor to take off with him the film. If it is my will call, I am very pleased to have worked to this artist “- Bortko said.
At the same time he did not answer the question of whether enough DiCaprio creative abilities to play, such as Vladimir Lenin and Vladimir Putin. Bortko emphasized, the prospects of cooperation with DiCaprio including depend on the scenario of the future film. “If I like the script, and DiCaprio orchestrated offered me the film, I thought it would be an honor to take it off. If he’s going to play Lenin – please,” – said Bortko. “DiCaprio – a good actor. He is, in principle, anyone can play,” – said the director.
The actor would like to play Putin or Lenin
On the eve of the electronic version of the German newspaper Welt am Sonntag published an interview with Leonardo DiCaprio, in which he said that he was pleased to have played a movie of Russian President Vladimir Putin. “Play Putin would be very, very interesting, I would do it with pleasure,” – said DiCaprio. He noted that it “is also interested in the role of Lenin.” According to the Hollywood actor of Russian history must shoot more movies.
DiCaprio and “Oscar”
For the first time DiCaprio was nominated for “Oscar” for more than 20 years ago, in 1994, , for supporting actress in the movie “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape” (What’s Eating Gilbert Grape).
The next time the list of candidates, he was only a decade later, in 2005, when he was able to assign an award for Home role in the biographical drama of Martin Scorsese’s “The Aviator” (The Aviator). In 2007, DiCaprio was nominated for “Oscar” for the main role in the film “Blood Diamond” (Blood Diamond), but in 2014 he seemed to have all the chances to become the winner. Then the actor was once in two nominations – for the main male role in the film “The Wolf of Wall Street” (The Wolf of Wall Street) and to work on this film as a producer if it won the main prize, which, however, and It did not happen.