The famous Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio said he would like to play the leader of the world proletariat Vladimir Lenin, according to the portal Planet Today , citing an interview that he allegedly gave. According to the publication, the actor spoke about his grandmother Elena Smirnova, who was born in Perm. He said that he loved Russia and would like to get Russian citizenship, says Planet Today. DiCaprio also said that he plans to play the role of Lenin. No other details about the interview, as well as information about when and where it was given, is not reported.
It should be noted that in 2010, DiCaprio in an interview with “Komsomolskaya Pravda” said that would like to play of another politician – Joseph Stalin. “I do not know if I can ever play Stalin. Will I ever see such a scenario at all. I can only repeat that play such a person I would be terribly interesting” – then said the actor. In the interview, he also admitted that he knew about his resemblance to the young Lenin, but lamented the lack of scenarios about the life of the leader of the world proletariat. The actor also noted that he is ready to think about producing this film.
As previously reported, Leonardo DiCaprio Russian roots. His mother was the daughter of actor William Indenbirkena German and Russian emigrant Indenbirken Helena (1915-2008), nee Elena Smirnova Ste. After the October Revolution, her family emigrated to Germany, and in 1955 William and Helen moved to the United States.
Recall that in November 2010 the meeting of Vladimir Putin and Leonardo DiCaprio while Tiger Forum in St. Petersburg. In particular, they are discussed Russian roots artist. Then Putin asked the actor if he speaks in Russian. “No, but if there was my grandmother, she would have to talk to you in Russian,” – said DiCaprio. “I always wanted to bring her grandmother in St. Petersburg, but, unfortunately, these plans will not be realized, as she died two years ago,” – he told the actor. He added that the Russian was his grandfather. “So I do not for a quarter and half Russian,” – concluded DiCaprio.
With regard to the nationality of the Russian Federation, for which, according to Planet Today, going to qualify DiCaprio, it is worth recalling that it has already received another famous actor – Gerard Depardieu. Recently, a citizen of Russia was no less famous American – boxer Roy Jones Jr.
Recently, the star of films “Titanic”, “The Great Gatsby,” “The Aviator,” Leonardo DiCaprio was nominated in the “Golden Globe” in the category “Best Actor” for his work in the film Alejandro González Iñárritu “Survivor.”
Recently, the media started talking, which, according to who saw the picture before the premiere, the character DiCaprio – American conqueror new land Hugh Glass – ostensibly twice raped Bear. However, the rumors were immediately denied by the film company 20th Century Fox, who pointed out that the film on the bear attacked DiCaprio, therefore, of anything like the question. Critics tipped actor “Oscar” for his role in this film.
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