Who knows – maybe someday Leonardo DiCaprio take the long-awaited “Oscar” for his role as leader of the world proletariat, or the president of Russia. At least he Leo in an interview with the German newspaper “Welt am Sonntag” admitted that he wants to play in the movie, Vladimir Putin, as well as Lenin and Rasputin.
The actor said he spoke with the president of Russia six years ago St. Petersburg, an event dedicated to wildlife conservation. “My foundation supports projects to protect tigers. Putin and I talked only about the protection of these magnificent animals, not about politics,” – shared with DiCaprio edition impressions of the meeting with the head of the Russian Federation. As well as his creative plans. “Putin would be very, very, very interesting role – he said. – I do it with pleasure to play!”
We are pleased to 41-year-old actor would play and historical figures. “Lenin would also be an interesting film roles for me. With pleasure I would have played Rasputin. I think all should shoot more films about Russian history, as Russia combines many interesting events almost Shakespearean depth. For an actor, it’s incredibly exciting,” – sure DiCaprio.
As you know, the “evil genius” at the court of the last of the Romanovs – Grigory Rasputin – have played another famous actor – Gerard Depardieu received Russian citizenship. Leonardo DiCaprio on such plans has not yet reported. But the Russian roots of the Hollywood star is definitely there, and he’s proud of them. His maternal grandmother was emigrant from Russia. Nee Elena Stepanovna Smirnov, later Helena Indenbirken was after the revolution of 1917 year-old girl taken out by parents in Germany. However, she subsequently did not forget their native language.
By the way, in 2010 on the “Tiger Summit” in St. Petersburg DiCaprio during a meeting with Vladimir Putin he admitted that he did “not a quarter, and half-Russian. ” According to the actor, his grandfather (he did not specify which line) was also Russian. And Leonardo DiCaprio is not just a declaration of love to the Russian culture and the Russian and Soviet cinema of the XX century, highlighting the work of directors such as Sergei Eisenstein, Andrei Tarkovsky and Sergei Paradjanov.
Leo also very impressed “Russian character”. In a talk show on American TV he talked about how flew from New York to Moscow on a plane with a lit engine. Then he almost started a panic attack, “and the only Russian passengers remained calm”.
Meanwhile, Internet users have already noted his extraordinary resemblance to the leader of the world proletariat, if you look closely. Well and in make-up – the spitting image of Lenin. Rasputin is not so obvious, but after the “Survivor” critics have no doubt that Leo any role on the shoulder. It remains only to find a director who would invite a Hollywood star in his movie.
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