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Is Leonardo DiCaprio difficult to work with?

Article: Is Leonardo DiCaprio difficult to work with?

Why don’t most directors want to work with Leonardo DiCaprio more than once?

You can count on two fingers the number of times DiCaprio has collaborated with a filmmaker on multiple films: Martin Scorsese (on numerous projects) and Baz Luhrmann. On the flip side, you’d need an abacus to tally the number of high-profile directors who hired DiCaprio once and never went back for seconds. James Cameron (TITANIC), Woody Allen (CELEBRITY), Steven Spielberg (CATCH ME IF YOU CAN), and Danny Boyle (THE BEACH) are just a few names that come to mind. Boyle’s one-off feature with DiCaprio premieres Saturday, November 3, on Sundance Channel, and was the film that got us contemplating this topic.

The design of 127 HOURS

Article: The design of 127 HOURS

An interesting article on the construction of the canyon used in 127 HOURS in the which “director Danny Boyle demanded a hyper-realistic set” from the production and costume designer Suttirat Larlarb. Boyle had one criterion for the reconstructed canyons—the walls couldn’t move. While most sets have moving pieces that allow the actors and filmmakers to…