• ‘Brokeback Mountain' Almost Starred Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio, Gus Van Sant Says

    28 days ago - By The Wrap

    Although Ang Lee directed the 2005 film “Brokeback Mountain,” Gus Van Sant was among the directors initially approached for it - and Van Sant now recalls actors like Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio turning down the roles.
    “Nobody wanted to do it,” Van Sant told IndieWire. “I was working on it, and I felt like we needed a really strong cast, like a famous cast. That wasn't working out. I asked the usual suspects: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Ryan Phillippe. They all said no.”
    Of course, Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal ended up starring in the film that followed the secretive...
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  • Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio Turned Down ‘Brokeback Mountain'

    Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio Turned Down ‘Brokeback Mountain'

    28 days ago - By Decider

    Leo and Brad were just two of many A-list actors to turn down roles in the groundbreaking gay romance.
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