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...

An idea of Livio Bisterzo, Hippeas has now launched in America as a combination of two English words: Hippies and chickpeas - designed to push the strength of a movement and the resulting change. Livio Bisterzo, originally from Busto Arsizio, left Italy at 18 and moved to London where, after completing his studies, built up his career by working fo...

Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio is all set to portray the leading artist and intellectual of the Italian Renaissance Leonardo da Vinci in an upcoming biopic. The film marks DiCaprio’s ninth project in which he plays a real life character. In his last film The Revenant, DiCaprio portrayed frontiersman, Hugh Glass, the role which won him the be...

Leonardo DiCaprio will star in and executive produce a movie about an NYPD detective killed in the line of duty in Italy more than 100 years ago while on an undercover mission to fight the mafia in America.  Lt. Det. Joseph Petrosino, the first Italian-American of his rank in the NYPD, was also the first member of the department to be killed on dut...

Variety is reporting that Leonardo DiCaprio will produce and star in Paramount's adaptation of Stephan Talty’s The Black Hand, a true story detailing the efforts of Lt. Joseph Petrosino - nicknamed “the Italian Sherlock Holmes” - to stop a secret society of Italian criminals that flourished in turn-of-the-century America. Though the phrase “Italian...

By Olivia Armstrong   In 1992, Leonardo DiCaprio was preparing to say goodbye to his yearlong gig as dreamy teen heartthrob, Luke Brower, on ABC's Growing Pains when Robert De Niro sought him out. During the casting call of This Boy's Life, Michael Calton-Jones' adaptation of Tobias Wolff's memoir of the same name, De Niro reportedly picked...

  WTI Magazine #77    2016 March 18Author : Edoardo Peretti      Translation by:   "Non essere cattivo" by Claudio Caligari, the beautiful Italian movie selected to represent our country for the Oscar as "Foreign Language Film", didn't get the nomination. Despite this, the Oscar ceremony spoke Italian: the Oscar for best soundtrack has been won...