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For film role: Austin Butler asked Leonardo DiCaprio for advice!

Austin Butler (30) worried about his work on the set! The actor is currently flickering across the cinema screens – in the director’s film of the same name Baz Luhrmann (59) plays Austin the cult musician Elvis Presley (✝42). But before filming began, the heartthrob apparently had a few thoughts: On the set of Quentin Tarantino (59) “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”. Austin none other than Leonardo DiCaprio (47) and asked him for advice!

In an interview with Entainment Weekly betrayed Austinthat he asked the Titanic actor for advice on working with the director Baz Luhrmann asked! Leo, who himself worked with the 59-year-old on Romeo and Juliet and The Great Gatsby, warned the young actor. “Leo told me: ‘Baz will constantly throw you off balance and bring out things you didn’t even know you had inside you'”reported the 30-year-old.

Leo was to be right, like himself Austin remembered: “There were days when I just thought, ‘Bazwhy don’t we just do what we have prepared?’ I realized that he will push me to the limit of what I am capable of. […] If you just did what you prepared, it might have gotten boring.”

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Austin Butler in the movie “Elvis”
Leonardo DiCaprio at the 2016 BAFTA Awards
Austin Butler at the 2022 Met Gala

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