How Leonardo DiCaprio’s Dad Landed a Cameo in Licorice Pizza

From time to time, truth of the matter is stranger than fiction.

When it arrives to Paul Thomas Anderson‘s latest motion picture, Licorice Pizza, you will find star electrical power all over the place you flip. From Sean Penn and Maya Rudolph to Bradley Cooper and Alana Haim, the casting on your own is sufficient to get any film supporter intrigued.

But as the coming-of-age flick plays in pick theatres, some moviegoers may possibly location Leonardo DiCaprio‘s father, George, earning a cameo. In a new job interview with The New York Moments journalist Kyle Buchanan, Paul described how it all arrived to be.

“I made a image of a guy who owned a wig shop that sold these drinking water beds, and I couldn’t put my finger on it,” he recalled. “I held declaring, ‘Who do I know that seems to be like this?’ And like a bolt of lightning, I keep in mind, like, ‘Leo’s dad appears particularly like this.'”

Soon after he tracked George down,” Paul was delighted to discover out that the 78-yr-aged writer was fascinated in becoming component of the job.


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