Date: 23rd September 2001
MOULIN ROUGE (2001) director BAZ LUHRMANN refused to listen to a Hollywood studio when they told him not to use LEONARDO DiCAPRIO in his box office smash ROMEO + JULIET (1996). Baz was stunned when they told him not to go near the TITANIC star.
He says, "One of the studio guys told me 'Leonardo is so cool he's cold. ' They didn't want me to touch him at all. " (RXT/IS/RP)