“Are you serious?”: Leonardo DiCaprio Was in Shock After Brad Pitt’s Confession About a Classic Movie

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Leonardo DiCaprio Was in Shock After Brad Pitt’s Confession About a Classic Movie

Both Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio are considered some of the finest actors of our time, and the two have starred in several iconic pieces of cinema, which are now deemed classics. But the one thing that prevails over their love for acting is the duo’s love for films, as the Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood Stars, especially DiCaprio, doesn’t back away from showcasing his love for the medium. And things didn’t sit well with the Titanic Star after Pitt confessed about not watching a Hollywood classic.

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Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt in a still from Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood
Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt | Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood

Leonardo DiCaprio Was Less Than Pleased With Brad Pitt’s Confession

DiCaprio doesn’t take it kindly with his costars, who haven’t watched certain Hollywood classics that went on to shape the industry and the same thing occurred when Pitt revealed a shocking secret. Speaking to Josh Horowitz, Brad Pitt alongside Margot Robbie revealed they never watched Victor Fleming’s Gone with the Wind and have no plans of watching it any time soon. And being an avid cinephile, Leonardo DiCaprio was less than pleased with Pitt’s revelations, saying, “Are you serious?”  as Gone with the Wind remains a cinematic landmark that fans keep on revisiting.

However, the disagreement didn’t overstay its welcome, as the two buried the hatchet on the fact that both of them haven’t watched The Sound of Music, another Hollywood gem.

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Gone With the Wind (1939)
Gone With the Wind (1939)

Brad Pitt Called Leonardo DiCaprio His Lover

Apart from having mild conflicts over film tastes, Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio’s bond has kept on getting stronger since starring together in Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood. Reflecting on their bond, Pitt admitted that the duo has incredible chemistry both on and off-screen and DiCaprio kept calling him “lover”, as Pitt expressed they constantly root for each other’s success.

“Lover. He calls me Lover.” Pitt told People. “It’s a bit confusing, but I roll with it. You’ll find, with most of the guys, I would say we’re all pretty much rooting for each other. we all have respect for each other, we all have a good laugh with each other,”

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Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio
Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio

Alongside Tarantino’s impeccable direction, the chemistry between Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio ensured Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood ended up becoming a big success.

Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood is available to rent on Apple TV.

Source: MTV News

Written by Santanu Roy

Santanu Roy is a film enthusiast with a deep love for the medium of animation while also being obsessed with Batman and The Everly Brothers. Apart from pursuing animation and analyzing movies, he possesses a deep fondness for narrative-driven games and is currently a content writer at Fandomwire with over 800 articles.