The following have been added to the gallery from March 2016
China automaker BYD has signed up international celebrity Leonardo DiCaprio as brand ambassador for its new energy vehicles.
As brand endorsements go, it’s not a bad mix: BYD supplied 11% of the world’s new energy vehicles in 2015. DiCaprio’s foundation, the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, has given $61 million over the years for projects that build climate resiliency.
“All over the world, people are realizing that cars that run on fossil fuels are inefficient and a major threat to the planet,” said DiCaprio said in a statement. “I am very pleased to be joining an effort to increase the number of clean vehicles on the road in China and beyond.” DiCaprio said.
The agreement runs through 2017.
BYD, which sells electric buses as well as cars, saw a 130% increase in new energy vehicle sales in the first half of 2016, allowing the company to strengthen its hold on the Chinese plug-in vehicle market with a 65% share.
BYD’s chairman Wang Chuanfu has a fortune worth $4.3 billion on the real-time Forbes Billionaires List. The company is about 8% owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway.
International celebrity Leonardo DiCaprio is teaming up with China new energy vehicle maker BYD.
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I missed a lot on what was happening in 2016 thanks to Nicky she is helping me get those things that I missed. For the past few days I have been going over what I have missed and have since added some images into the gallery that were never posted. I’ll be working on March and April soon.
2/7/16 – CANDIDS: Out and about in Beverly Hills
2/14/16 – BAFTA Awards with Kate
2/15/16 – CANDIDS: Bafta after party with Laura Whitemore
2/16/16 – CANDIDS: Dinner with Ridley Scott in London
2/15or16/16 – CANDIDS: Out & about in London with Irmelin and friends
2/20/16 – CANDIDS: London’s “One Embarkment”‘s birthday party
2/25/16 – CANDIDS: Warwick Nightclub
2/27/16 – Oscars'”Night Before” Party with Spielberg
Thanks to an old friend Nicky is helping us get back on track with events. So I did some updates and you can view them below.
Candids: Holiday in Cabo St. Lucas
Pictures from the Sean Penn & Friends Haiti Raising Gala Benefiting
He presented the Best Actress in a drama at the Golden Globes plus one with the winner posted on the Getty Instagram with one extra picture.
The elephantleaugue posted a picture on their Instagram with Leo, it looks like they discussed their documentary “The Ivory Game” (even this project is produced by Leo)
#EAL & #WildLeaks co-founder Andrea Crosta (first left) in LA talking about #TheIvoryGame and elephants with #LeonardoDiCaprio, Paul Allen, co-director Kief Davidson and Adam Del Deo of Netflix. ————————————– Talking about this powerful documentary and the complexity of the Ivory trade is crucial to save the elephants and apply pressure on China and Africa. @ElephantLeague will be monitoring the implementation of the Ivory ban in China during 2017. ————————————– #FightingBackForWildlife #elephants #wildlife #wildlifedocumentary #savetheelephants #banivorytrade #banivory #filmmaking #AndreaCrosta #LosAngeles #oscars #wildlifecrime #conservation
Martin Scorsese will resume his creative partnership with Leonardo DiCaprio with his next film, The Devil in the White City.
The veteran director, who will release the Liam Neeson-starring Silence this week, has revealed which project he’ll be working on next, with biopics of Frank Sinatra and professional daredevil Evel Knievel also in the works.
Speaking to The Toronto Sun, Scorsese said that in January his focus will return to the adaptation of Erik Larson’s 2003 best-selling novel The Devil in the White City. “One of the things that I had to stop for the past six months was my meetings on that script,” he said. “They want me to start again in January and see if we can find a way because it’s an extraordinary story.”
DiCaprio is set to play the role of the novel’s serial killer, Dr. H. H. Holmes. Should everything go to plan, it will be the seventh time that Scorsese and DiCaprio have worked together as director and actor respectively. The partnership began with 2002’s Gangs of New York, and includes The Departed, Shutter Island and The Wolf of Wall Street.