Leonardo Dicaprio Didn’t get Oscar nod for flower moon killerBut that didn’t stop him from congratulating his costar Lily Gladstone On his nomination.
“He was probably the third person to message me after the news came out,” Gladstone, 37, said of DiCaprio, 49, on Thursday. “Certainly after my rep, because as soon as it came out, my rep was messaging me. Were.” 25 January, Interview Excessive, “But Leo was going to be back soon and he was very proud.”
flower moon killer It tells the true story of a series of murders of Osage Native Americans that occurred in 1920s Oklahoma.
DiCaprio and Gladstone play married couple Ernest and Molly Burkhart. Ernest married Mollie at his uncle Bill Hale’s (Robert De Niro) suggestion, only for the pair to plan to murder Molly’s family in order to gain “chieftainship” over their oil-rich land.
Gladstone, who is the first Native American to be nominated in the Best Actress category of the Oscars, was disappointed that DiCaprio’s work in the film was not recognized by the Academy.
“I told him I was looking [the nominations] With my parents and we’re celebrating me, but we’re also collectively very angry at you,” she said. “He did such an incredible job on it and he made an impossible character so alive and it made my job a lot easier.”
Although Gladstone “actually [wanted to] Share this moment with DiCaprio, she remembers what he said to her just before [Golden] Globes” earlier this month when they were both up for acting awards: “Regardless of the outcome, I think you’re amazing and I’m proud of you.”
While DiCaprio lost the Golden Globe oppenheimer‘S cillian murphyGladstone won the award in its category Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama.
“It’s for every little [reservation] The child, every little urban child, every little Native child who has a dream, who represents themselves and sees our stories in their own words, with tremendous allies and tremendous belief,” she said during her acceptance speech. .
Gladstone is also nominated annette bening ,Nyad, sandra hullR (anatomy of fall, carey mulligan ,artist) And Emma Stone ,poor things) for the Oscars. in a statement to Entertainment Weekly Earlier this month, Gladstone said she shares the honor flower moon killer director Martin Scorsese and her co-stars, “especially” DiCaprio.
He said of DiCaprio, “His immense, extraordinary talent and heart made it possible.” “I am forever a proud and grateful friend.”
Meanwhile, DiCaprio praised Gladstone as he introduced him DiversityWomen Power Program in November 2023.
The actor said, “An actor of such profound talent faced a long and difficult road to receive this recognition, which reflects the injustices that still exist in our industry today.” “I have full hope that we are entering a new era in which artists like Lily, who embrace this authenticity and undeniable truth in their storytelling, take center stage.”
The 96th Academy Awards will air on ABC Sunday, March 10 at 7pm ET.