Brendan Fraser shares heartwarming Leonardo DiCaprio story
In a new interview with Dr GQ Published on Wednesday, Fraser, 53, talked about running in Once upon a time… in Hollywood Actors for the first time in years when they started filming Martin ScorseseIts upcoming crime drama.
Fraser, who will be seen shortly the whaletold the outlet that she first met DiCaprio, now 48, “when he was I think maybe all, I don’t know, maybe 17, 16,” and was acting in 1993. What is Gilbert Grape eating?.
“I think I was just inside school bond Or then something,” Fraser said of meeting DiCaprio in the ’90s. It was incredible.’ ”
“And he repeated it to me,” the actor said of speaking with DiCaprio when they reunited for their new movie. “He remembered me. He said: ‘You were the only person who didn’t treat me like a little kid..‘”
“He volunteered it to me,” Fraser told the outlet. “It made sense.”
Although Fraser and DiCaprio’s careers went their separate ways after rising to fame in the ’90s, the two actors will find themselves together again in Scorsese’s upcoming film, ’80s, with Fraser playing a defense lawyer. GQ.
“I was imagining that I felt like an apprentice in Michelangelo’s workshop,” Fraser said of stepping onto a set with DiCaprio and the iconic director. Killers of Flower Moon.
In the upcoming movie, DiCaprio stars as Ernest Burkhart, the nephew of a powerful local rancher (played by Robert De Niro)
Killers of Flower Moon, expected to be released in 2023, is based on the 2017 non-fiction novel by David Grann. The film is set in 1920s Oklahoma and depicts the serial killings of members of the oil-rich Osage Nation, a string of brutal crimes known as the Reign of Terror.
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Asked if he will attend the event, which is planned for January 10, Fraser said Said he “will not participate.”
“I have more history with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association than I have respect for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association,” he added, citing the nonprofit organization that votes for the Golden Globe Awards.
“It’s because of my history with them. And my mother didn’t make a hypocrite. You can tell me a lot of things, but she’s not,” Fraser said.
the mummy The star claims former HFPA president Philip Burke has sex Assaulted her in the summer of 2003, during a luncheon at a Beverly Hills hotel — an incident Burke, 89, allegedly disputed. Fraser says he believes he was blacklisted in Hollywood because of the aftermath of the alleged incident.
According to the actor, the attack happened when Burke reached out to shake Fraser’s hand as he was leaving the hotel. “His left hand Reaches around, grabs my ass cheek, and one of his fingers touches me stigmatized. And he started turning it around,” Fraser claims GQ In 2018.
Burke previously did not respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment about the alleged incident, but did Denied the attack per The New York Times.
Killers of Flower Moon Expected to be released in 2023.
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