Woah, there's A LOT to break down here!
For those who don't know, back in 1995 Leonardo DiCaprio starred in a little known indie flick called Don's Plum. The movie, produced by Don Wheatley, also featured Tobey Maguire and Jenny Lewis.
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Despite the laid back tone of the film depicting one night of improvisational conversation between 20-something friends, it ended up causing tons of drama for Don and the director R.D. Robb.
Essentially, Leo and Tobey claimed Don's Plum was misrepresented as a director's exercise for a portfolio instead of a full-feature film. The actors contended the movie makers decided to release the footage only after DiCaprio made it big with Titanic. The slander in the press and subsequent litigation eventually resulted in the film being banned in the United States and Canada.
Cut to 21 years later, and Wheatley is fighting back. After years of failed legal attempts, the producer has released the full movie on his website along with an open letter to Leo.
In the scathing letter, D.W. states: