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Pitt, DiCaprio to star in new Tarantino movie

Mar 02,2018
Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio are set to star in Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.”

Sony Pictures announced Wednesday that the film has been slated for a theatrical release on Aug. 9, 2019.

Set in 1969 Los Angeles, the project has become widely known as Tarantino’s “Charles Manson film.”

Neither DiCaprio nor Pitt will be playing Manson, however.

Tarantino says they will play a pair of struggling actors. DiCaprio will appear as a former Western TV series star and Pitt as his stunt double. Their characters live next door to Sharon Tate.

A longtime resident of Los Angeles, Tarantino has been working on the script for five years. It will mark his ninth feature.AP