Nominee Leonard DiCaprio will not attend the SAG Awards as he heads back to Australia to film The Great Gatsby
Leonardo DiCaprio won’t be in Los Angeles tomorrow, although he’s nominated for a SAG Award as best actor. The J. Edgar star left for Australia yesterday for the set of Baz Luhrmann’s 3-D drama, The Great Gatsby. DiCaprio is up against Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Demian Bichir and Jean Dujardin for a SAG honor. A DiCaprio rep said the star had been scheduled to head Down Under before the awards were announced.
Source: New York Post
Leonardo DiCaprio is giving Sean Penn’s Haiti charity a boost by auctioning off the chance to party with him at a Hollywood bash.
The Titanic star has donated two tickets to one of his upcoming red carpet premieres, as well as passes to the after party.
The lucky winner and guest will then get the chance to pose for photographs with DiCaprio during a brief meet-and-greet session.
The Charity Buzz auction, which ends on February 9, is expected to fetch as much as $25,000 (£15,625) for the J/P Haitian Relief Organization.
Penn founded the charity to help Haitian families rebuild their lives in the wake of the devastating 2010 earthquake.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Michael Fassbender have discovered that there’s no room for them on the nominations list at this year’s Academy Awards as the yearly event threw up its usual array of surprise candidates and high profile snubs ahead of the final ceremony in Hollywood on February 26, 2012.
Whilst the awards season so far as largely been predictable, with The Artist, Hugo, Meryl Streep and George Clooney among the films and names dominating the nominations and awards over the past few weeks, you might’ve predicted that the biggest show of them all would tip the balance a little
Leonardo DiCaprio has admitted he’d love to bag an Oscar
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Leo looked so dashing at the Golden Globes! Such a pity he didn’t win Best Actor for J. Edgar though. :(
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Leonardo DiCaprio joins honoree Sean Penn for the “Cinema For Peace benefitting J/P Haitian Relief Organization” at the Montage Hotel in Los Angeles on Saturday, January 14.
Leo, 37, and Sean, 51, helped mark the second anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Haiti through the charity dinner.
During tonight’s event, Sean received the Cinema For Peace Honorary Award for his work with the organization.
Both Leo and Sean were joined by Julia Roberts, Mel Gibson, George Clooney, Demi Moore and Orlando Bloom at the star studded event.
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Leo seemed pretty comfortable and sharing a few laughs with actress Meryl Streep as they were pictured together several times having a good time on Saturday, January 14. Added 14 HQ pics to the gallery:
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