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Leonardo DiCaprio’s father makes his acting debut with a cameo in Licorice Pizza

Leonardo DiCaprioGeorge’s father made his acting debut with a cameo in Paul Thomas Andersonnew comedy of, Licorice pizza.

A love story set in 1973, starring two newcomers, the American pop rock band Two M member, Alana Haim and Cooper Hoffman, son of the late Phillip Seymour Hoffman. The film also stars Sean Penn, Bradley Cooper, Tom Watts and Benny Safdie.

NS Revenant The actor, DiCaprio, is said to have attended the premiere of his upcoming film Don’t look up, also plays the lead role Jennifer Lawrence, on Sunday (December 5) when he learned about his father’s role in Anderson’s critically acclaimed coming-of-age film.

In conversation with ET At the time, DiCaprio exclaimed, “I haven’t seen it but my dad, George DiCaprio, has a cameo in a Paul Thomas Anderson movie!”

“Today is a good day,” the Oscar-winning actor added upon hearing the news.

New York Times Journalist Kyle Buchanan first revealed that George had been cast as “the eccentric hippie in a waterbed shop” in Anderson’s film.

Anderson told the reporter he had “made a picture of a guy who owns a wig shop selling these water beds” and knew someone who looked exactly like him – but he couldn’t remember who.

“And like a flash of lightning, I remember, like, ‘Leo’s dad looks exactly like this!’, Anderson said.

NS Boogie night The director then followed him and explained the character Anderson wanted him to play.

George quickly agreed to be a part of Licorice pizza, asked Anderson if DiCaprio had told him he owned a water bed company.

The 78-year-old told Anderson: “It’s called Foggy Bottom.

Licorice pizza was released in select theaters in the US on November 26, followed by a nationwide release on December 25.

The film will be released on January 7, 2022 in the UK.

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Emma Bowman

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