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Director Gerard Barrett to work with Leonardo DiCaprio


Irish Director Gerard Barrett announced that he is working with Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio.

The 27-year-old remained tight lipped about the movie which he will begin working on very soon.

“It’s an incredible Irish novel by an incredible debut writer that came out last year and  I’m doing it with Leonardo DiCaprio so that’s exciting,” he admitted.

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However that’s not his only big project Gerard has on the horizon, Goss.ie reported earlier in the week that he will be working on Brain on Fire with Charlize Theron and Dakota Fanning.

Admitting he didn’t think he would get the chance to make a film this soon Stateside, the young film maker couldn’t help contain his excitement.

“I didn’t think I would get a chance to make a film in America this early or this quick but it’s come around and its really exciting,” he explained.


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Speaking on The Late Late Show, the Kerryman stressed the big budget movies he’s working on are a far cry from the budget he had for Glassland.

“You’re talking about a lot of farms of land you could buy with these kinds of budgets. That’s part of it, part of the evolution,” he said.