It's easy to believe Leonardo DiCaprio really is the "king of the world." But Leo struggled at the beginning, just like everyone else. What roles did he almost play along the way?
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[on filming one scene in The Departed
(2006) with Jack Nicholson
where the veteran actor wanted to take a few extra steps to make sure Leo seemed "sincerely threatened"] - I come on the set the next day and hear we're doing the scene over for lighting reasons. But then a prop guy comes over to me and says, "Just to let you know, there were some props Jack asked for. I had to get him a fire ...
Often plays characters who are ill-fated (e.g. The Quick and the Dead, Romeo + Juliet, Titanic, The Departed, The Great Gatsby etc.)