Brendan Fraser shares a spicy Leonardo DiCaprio story

Brendan Fraser He is happy to be reunited Leonardo DiCaprio for Moonflower Killers.

In a new interview with GQ Posted on Wednesday, Fraser, 53, spoke about running to Once upon a time… in Hollywood actor for the first time in years when they started filming Martin ScorseseUpcoming crime drama.

Fraser, who can be seen soon at WhaleHe told the outlet that he first met DiCaprio, who is now 48, “when he was, I think probably all of them, I don’t know, maybe 17, 16,” and he was starring in 1993. What to eat gilbert grapes.

“I think I just got in School relations Or something like that,” Fraser said of meeting DiCaprio in the ’90s. And I was, like, confused but I just wanted to tell him, ‘Listen, listen. That was incredible.’ ”

“He repeated it to me,” the actor said of his conversation with DiCaprio when they reunited on their new movie. He remembered me. ‘I was the only man who didn’t treat me like a little child,’ he said.“”

“He volunteered it for me,” Fraser told the outlet. “It was meaningful.”

Although Fraser and DiCaprio’s careers are on different paths after they both rose to fame in the ’90s, the two actors find themselves together again in Scorsese’s upcoming film, 80, with Fraser set to play a defense attorney, according to GQ.

“I imagined feeling like an apprentice in Michelangelo’s workshop,” Fraser said of getting on set with DiCaprio and the famous director. Moonflower Killers.

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In the upcoming film, DiCaprio plays Ernst Burckhardt, the nephew of a powerful local farmer (played by Robert De Niro).

Moonflower Killersexpected to be released in 2023, is based on David Gran’s 2017 non-fiction novel. Set in 1920s Oklahoma, the film depicts a series of brutal crimes that came to be known as the Reign of Terror.

in Fraser GQ Covering the dossier Thursday, the actor also said he wouldn’t be attending Golden International Awardeven though he earned an acting nomination for his acclaimed performance in Whale.

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Asked if he would go to the event, which is scheduled for January 10, Fraser said He said he would not participate.

“I have more history with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association than I have respect for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association,” he added, quoting the nonprofit that votes for the Golden Globe Awards.

“It’s because of the history I have with them,” said Fraser. “And my mother didn’t raise a hypocrite. You can call me many things, but not that.”

Brendan Fraser on the cover GQ.
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mummy The star claimed that former HFPA President Philip Burke was sexually abused assaulted him in the summer of 2003, while at a luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel — an alleged incident involving Burke, 89. Fraser said he believes he was blacklisted in Hollywood in part because of the aftermath of the alleged incident.

According to the actor, the assault occurred when Burke shook Frasier’s hand on his way out of the hotel. His left hand He reaches around, grabbing my butt cheekAnd one of his fingers touches me in the bug. Fraser claimed to have started to move her GQ in 2018.

Burke did not previously respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment on the alleged incident, but he did He denied the assault to me New York times.

Moonflower Killers It is expected to be launched in 2023.

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