Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is growing it's cast week by week. We learned a couple months ago that Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio will lead the film, while Margot Robbie will be portraying Sharon Tate, who was murdered by serial killer Charles Manson. The film will be centered around the late 1960s Hollywood and will briefly dive in to the Manson murders.
New casting announcements were made today regarding Tarantino's newest project. Dakota Fanning (War of the Worlds), Damian Lewis (Band of Brothers) and Luke Perry (The Fifth Element) will all be starring alongside DiCaprio, Pitt and Robbie.
Fanning will be playing Squeaky, Lewis will be playing legendary actor Steve McQueen, and Perry will be playing Scott Lancer. No word on how big these roles will be but DiCaprio (Rick Dalton) and Pitt (Cliff Booth) will meet them on the set of their newest film.
*UPDATE* There are also reports that Quentin Tarantino is looking for actors to play legendary martial arts actor Bruce Lee.
BREAKING: BILLIONS star DAMIAN LEWIS to play industry icon STEVE MCQUEEN in Quentin Tarantino's ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD. We can also report that in addition to Charles Manson, QT is also currently seeking an actor to play BRUCE LEE.
— Jeff Sneider (@TheInSneider) June 6, 2018
The film is written and directed by Quentin Tarantino and will be produced by Columbia Pictures.
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood hits theaters August 9, 2019.