Martin Scorsese Ally Leonardo DiCaprio Apparently Advised Timothée Chalamet to Avoid Superhero Movies

"No hard drugs" either

BY Allie GregoryPublished Sep 15, 2022

The war on cinema passively rages, and now, elvish actor Timothée Chalamet has revealed that his Don't Look Up co-star and Martin Scorsese's bestie, Leonardo DiCaprio, supposedly advised the young actor never to do any superhero movies.

In Chalamet's new British Vogue cover story, he revealed that DiCaprio passed along acting advice in the form of a do's and don't's list (well, okay, just don't's): "No hard drugs," DiCaprio reportedly ruled, "and no superhero movies."

It's the latest hit-job from the Scorsese industrial complex, which launched its campaign against the Marvel Cinematic Universe — and rarely shut up about it — back in 2019. With his comments to Chalamet, DiCaprio — a longtime collaborator of the celebrated filmmaker — has clearly chosen a side in the battle. 

"I don't see them. I tried, you know? But that's not cinema," Scorsese famously told Empire of the MCU at the time, later publishing a piece entitled "I Said Marvel Movies Aren't Cinema. Let Me Explain." in The New York Times, all of which combined set off a chain reaction of Hollywood dudes — everyone from James Gunn and Bong Joon-ho to Francis Ford Coppola and Jon Favreau — voicing their opinions on the matter.

Scorsese has yet to publicly approve of his Killer of the Flower Moon disciple's advice to Mr. Chalamet, though his stance on superhero films has undoubtedly clung to the realm of verbose objector

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