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Johnny Depp on working with Leonardo DiCaprio: ‘I tortured him’

They starred together in 1993 film What’s Eating Gilbert Grape? when DiCaprio was only 18. Johnny Depp has reflected upon his time working with Leonardo DiCaprio on 1993 film What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?.

The Black Mass actor starred as the titular character, a man who must care for his autistic brother Arnie (DiCaprio). “I respect Leo a lot,” Depp said. “He worked really hard on that film, researching and showing up ready to work — and I tortured him. I really did. “He was always talking about these video games. ‘No I will not give you a drag from my cigarette while you hide from your mother again, Leo,’ [I would say].”