“Behind the Scenes of Killers of the Flower Moon: Leonardo DiCaprio’s Cheeky Secret Revealed for Spanking Scene with Robert De Niro”

Leonardo DiCaprio is known for his dedication to his film roles, but the scene in Killers of the Flower Moon where Robert De Niro spanks him required him to wear a fake butt. This particular scene was not even in the original script, as revealed by cinematographer Rodrigo Pietro in a recent interview with Insider. In the movie, DiCaprio’s character Ernest Burkhart makes an error that affects the plan to gain control of the oil reserves on Osage Nation land. When he meets his uncle William Hale (played by De Niro) to discuss his mistake, the shocking moment ensues in a back room where Hale uses a wooden paddle to spank his adult nephew.

Fake butt: Leonardo DiCaprio is no stranger to going the extra mile for his film performances, but one scene in Killers of the Flower Moon lead to him wearing a fake butt

Imitation derriere: Leonardo DiCaprio is known to push his limits when it comes to his acting roles. During filming for Killers of the Flower Moon, he went as far as wearing a prosthetic buttocks for a particular scene.

Robert as William: One of the most shocking scenes of Killers of the Flower Moon is where Robert De Niro 's William Hale actually spanks his nephew, Leo DiCaprio's Ernest Burkhart

In Killers of the Flower Moon, there’s a scene that stands out as one of the most surprising moments in the film. Robert De Niro, who plays William Hale, spanks his nephew Ernest Burkhart, portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio. According to the film’s cinematographer, Rodrigo Prieto, this scene wasn’t originally in the script but was added later. Furthermore, the paddling was not mentioned in the book on which the movie was based on, and it’s unclear whether such an incident ever occurred in real life. Prieto also shared that while filming the scene, they used some padding on DiCaprio’s butt, but De Niro still managed to deliver some hard spanks. Despite the physical challenges, DiCaprio is known for pushing himself to the limit and taking on demanding roles, as evidenced by his performance in The Revenant, where he famously ate a raw bison liver on screen. This was initially meant to be a fake liver made of protein bars, but the decision was changed at the last minute just days before filming.

Not scripted: 'I don¿t think that was in the first script. That was something that was added, and it¿s shocking in the film,' Pietro said

Casual: “I reckon that wasn’t part of the original script. It got included later, and it’s pretty surprising when you see it on screen,” Pietro commented.

Padding: He added, 'There was some padding on [DiCaprio¿s] butt. But you could tell De Niro was really hitting him. Leo is game for so much. He¿ll do anything'

The speaker mentioned that there was a bit of extra stuffing on Leonardo DiCaprio’s rear end for the film scene. However, it was apparent that Robert De Niro was really giving him a good hit. Despite this, DiCaprio is known for being willing to go the extra mile and try anything for his roles.

Above and beyond: DiCaprio proved that last statement when he went above and beyond the call of duty for The Revenant, where he won his first and long-awaited Oscar

DiCaprio’s exceptional dedication to his role in The Revenant went beyond what was expected of him, proving his commitment to his craft. This effort ultimately paid off when he was awarded his first Oscar, which had been eagerly awaited for a long time.

Changed: Clay Landry, who was the historical and wilderness technical adviser on the film, revealed things changed just days before the shoot

Rewritten: According to Clay Landry, the historical and wilderness technical adviser on Killers of the Flower Moon, there were some changes made just a few days prior to filming. Landry disclosed that Leonardo DiCaprio had discussed it with the team and decided to use a real liver in one of the scenes. The movie premiered at number two in the box office last weekend, earning $23.2 million despite being shown in 3,628 theaters with an average of $6,409 per screen. However, Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour managed to hold onto its top spot. Killers of the Flower Moon will eventually be available for streaming on Apple TV Plus, but the release date has yet to be announced.

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