Transcript for Blast off Into Space With Leonardo DiCaprio for $1.5 Million
leo DiCaprio and that famous come fly with me in "catch me if you can." Tonight, he's serious. He wants you on that flight, and it's a daring one. Here's abc's david wright. Reporter: At a cannes film festival fund-raiser, every bit as fabulous as one of the great gatsby's parties -- you were there all along. Reporter: A pitch that sounded a bit like a sci-fi sequel to "catch me if you can." ♪ Let's fly away ♪ well, how would you like to go to space with leonardo DiCAPRIO? Reporter: A ticket for the maiden voyage of virgin galactic, sitting right next to leonardo DiCaprio. His first role in a space suit. Not as an actor, but a passenger. TO GO WITH leonardo DiCaprio for three days training and into outer space. Reporter: The flight set to take off from the new mexico desert this fall, detach from the mother ship and launch all the way into sub orbital spiace. A commercial successor to the space shuttle. Nasa used to say the astronauts had a 1 in 100 chance of dying. 1 in 100. The question is, how does this new vessel for space tourists compare? 1.2 million going twice -- we're selling. Reporter:1.5 million. The lucky winner, a russian billionaire who will soon be getting a closeup look at the stars in more ways than one. David wright, abc news, los angeles.
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