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Leonardo DiCaprio Taking Hiatus from Acting After 'Wolf of Wall Street'


 Leonardo DiCaprio Taking Hiatus from Acting After 'Wolf of Wall Street'
topic by SM - 01-21-2013, 10:15 AM - Boxden > The TV and Movie Spot



We're still pretty disappointed that Leonardo DiCaprio didn't get nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his turn as the dastardly Calvin Candie in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained, but that's the way the cookie crumbles. The good news is, DiCaprio is pretty much always an Oscar contender when he turns in a performance and next year he'll have two opportunities. The first comes this summer in Baz Lurhmann's The Great Gatsby and the other comes in Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street (both in my 13 Most Anticipated Films of 2013). But after that, we might have to wait awhile for another Oscar caliber performance from DiCaprio as he revealed in an interview that he's taking a break from acting.

Speaking with an outlet in Germany, ABS-CBN (via The Film Stage) reports DiCaprio's remarks:

"I am a bit drained. I'm now going to take a long, long break. I've done three films in two years and I'm just worn out. I would like to improve the world a bit. I will fly around the world doing good for the environment."
If DiCaprio is drained, imagine how someone like Nicolas Cage (who does 37 films a year) probably feels by now. Of course, DiCaprio dedicated a lot more time and energy to each role it seems, so his exhaustion is understandable. Don't forget that he also produces films through his Appian Way production banner like the forthcoming Out of the Furnace with Christian Bale, Runner Runner with Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake and his own The Wolf of Wall Street, which will mark his last performance for awhile. We're not sure what "long, long break" means to DiCaprio, but he's earned at least a year or two away from the spoitlight. It's a bummer for fans of his work, but this just means he can come back with a vengeance.

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 01-21-2013, 11:46 AMaway - #2
NaMeLeSs- 54 heat pts54

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translation : ive made like 75 million since 2011, im going to enjoy some of this ####.
 01-21-2013, 06:52 PMaway - #3
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Bad News he is def the Best Actor atm and k!lling every role
we still have Levitt and Gosling though
 01-21-2013, 06:56 PMaway - #4
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Originally Posted by thecaptain
Bad News he is def the Best Actor atm and k!lling every role
we still have Levitt and Gosling though
 01-21-2013, 07:12 PMaway - #5
TheMindOf 21 heat pts21

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Originally Posted by UniVersaceDaGr8
Levitt and Gosling are bad actors?




Anyway he probably bout to take like 5 years off. Come back in his early to mid 40's and start playing this old wise roles..

 01-21-2013, 08:10 PMaway - #6
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Originally Posted by thecaptain
Bad News he is def the Best Actor atm and k!lling every role
we still have Levitt and Gosling though
Daniel Day Lewis is undoubtedly the best actor at the moment, he doesnt act often enough though. Di Caprio has definitely been in some good films over the years, the departed was my favorite role of his
 01-21-2013, 08:27 PMonline - #7
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Originally Posted by ShadyVsEminem
Daniel Day Lewis is undoubtedly the best actor at the moment, he doesnt act often enough though. Di Caprio has definitely been in some good films over the years, the departed was my favorite role of his
Christian Bale and Philip Seymour Hoffman have to be in that conversation as well
 01-21-2013, 08:57 PMaway - #8
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Paul Walker will keep us at bay.
 01-21-2013, 08:58 PMaway - #9
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One of the most successful careers of all time...the time off is well deserved good sir....enjoy your millions and #### supermodels wish it was me....jack Dawson lucky a$s
 01-21-2013, 09:33 PMaway - #10
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Originally Posted by thecaptain
we still have Levitt and Gosling though
c'mon son
 01-21-2013, 10:17 PMaway - #11
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Originally Posted by Sleazy
Paul Walker will keep us at bay.


No love for my dude Depp though?
 01-21-2013, 10:29 PMaway - #12
Nickel 91 heat pts91

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Well deserved break....got nuff of his movies to hold me over til his next big one
 01-21-2013, 10:35 PMaway - #13
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one of my favorite actors he's been k!llin it
 01-21-2013, 10:39 PMaway - #14
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hes top 10 honestly
 01-21-2013, 10:49 PMaway - #15
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One of the best of our generation.
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Originally Posted by Sakurai
Christian Bale and Philip Seymour Hoffman have to be in that conversation as well
 01-21-2013, 10:52 PMaway - #17
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Originally Posted by thecaptain
Bad News he is def the Best Actor atm and k!lling every role
we still have Levitt and Gosling though
Gosling

Levitt
 01-21-2013, 10:57 PMaway - #18
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Leo always gets snubbed
 01-21-2013, 10:59 PMaway - #19
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gosling okay actor i think he gets in movies mostly for his looks
Levitt that actor with skills and looks housing all the roles
Leo need a break i mean come on dude going hard behind and in front the camera as stated in the article
 01-21-2013, 11:11 PMaway - #20
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DiCaprio da Gawd...been a fan since basketball diaries
 
 


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