dicaprio was supposed to star as Nazi Col. Hans Landa in Basterds, but had to drop out due to scheduling conflicts.
"I'm asking each of you to step up to the plate and go big," dicaprio told the crowd before the auction.
Want to know what movies dicaprio was not nominated for in that span?
dicaprio was snubbed for some of his best performances, among them Titanic, Catch Me If You Can, The Departed, and J. Edgar.
GIF of dicaprio dancing in the Wolf of Wall Street trailer.
Is it true that you dated peak dicaprio, during his post-Titanic period?
As Jordan Belfort, a charismatic monster of a stockbroker, dicaprio is a feral beast; the id incarnate.
Waltz eventually replaced dicaprio in the role and won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
But behold, dicaprio, whose volcanic growth of furze is surely proof that the vogue for beards needs to be trimmed back.
For years, it seemed dicaprio was stuck in some unflattering version of himself, even on-screen.