As an actor, Leonardo DiCaprio is continue to explore his acting skills. He is also known more selective in choosing roles. Of course, there are special considerations before he decided to play in a movie.
Not a genre film that finished its consideration, but the role and character he will play. 37-year-old man wanted a better quality of acting, through the role he took.
“I acted not because of genre films, for example, it’s time for a comedy or science fiction. But since I was motivated and interesting role for me,” said DiCaprio, as quoted from Female First, on December 18, 2011.
Challenging character became the main thing that attracted him to be involved in the film. “I must feel like to serve the characters and like the characters are complicated,” he said.
It is indeed evident from his success Dominick Cobb played in the film “Inception”. This time he had another challenging role, as J. Edgar Hoover, founder of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the movie “J. Edgar”. The film will be the opening film in the AFI Fest 2011 in Los Angeles last November.
Not only that, he also plays a role in the film ‘The Great Gatsby’, a story adapted from the classic novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. “The film ‘The Great Gatsby’ and ‘J. Edgar’ lead to many questions that I want to find the answer. It makes me interested in researching his character,” says DiCaprio.