Leonardo DiCaprio Space Flight Auctioned for $1.5 Million at 2013 Cannes amfAR Gala

By Marc Malkin
|  Friday, May 24, 2013  |  Updated 11:21 AM EDT
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J.J. Abrams may want to give Leonardo DiCaprio a call about appearing in the next "Star Wars" movie.

"The Great Gatsby" star is going to know all about space travel.

We just got word that a trip sitting next to DiCaprio on Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic space flight went for $1.5 million at amfAR's annual gala and auction at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.

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Another pair of tickets on the same flight went for $1.8 million. Branson hopes to launch the first trip from New Mexico at the end of the year. Seats on the flight go for about $200,000.

That's not all DiCaprio had to offer at the star-studded event, which took place at the Hotel du Cap.

A $2.3 million bid nabbed a package that included two tickets to the premiere and afterparty of DiCaprio's upcoming drama "Wolf of Wall Street" and an Oscar weekend that includes a room at the Beverly Hills Hotel, a Chopard watch, tickets to the Weinstein party and attending Elton John's annual viewing bash and Vanity Fair's legendary soiree with...Heidi Klum!

Oscar winner Adrien Brody auctioned off his own Bulgari watch, that he was actually wearing, for about $116,000.

--Reporting by Baker Machado

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