Leonardo DiCaprio and brad Pitthoo: Columbia Pictures / Globallookpress.com
Director Gus van Sant, first took on the adaptation of the story “Brokeback mountain”, admitted that he never took off his version of the film because of the failure with the casting. His words reports IndieWire.
Van Sant revealed that he wanted to remove the tape Hollywood stars, but they all refused to play in the “first in the history of cinema gay Western”. The main roles of cowboys, lovers, the Director has planned to take Leonardo Di Caprio and brad pitt. When the filmmaker made them an offer, they refused. The same thing happened with the actors Matt Damon and Ryan Phillippe.
“Nobody agreed to this. When I worked on the film, I felt that he needed famous artists. But nothing worked,” lamented van Sant.
Drama “Brokeback mountain” is based on the eponymous story by American writer Annie Proulx published in 1997. The film is van Sant made a Taiwanese filmmaker, ang Lee. The Premier was held in 2005, the main roles was played by Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal. “Brokeback mountain” received three awards “Oscar” and top prize at the Venice film festival.
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