Leonardo DiCaprio has been appearing for many years, however he has by some means by no means performed probably the most well-known historic determine to share his comparatively bizarre identify—aside from the turtle, however he’s by no means performed that man both. Lastly, although, Deadline is reporting that Paramount has picked up the rights to Walter Isaacson’s Leonardo Da Vinci after a really heated bidding struggle, with Leonardo DiCapario connected to star as the person himself. In different phrases, Leonardo is Leonardo, and it is going to be an enormous misstep if the film isn’t merely known as Leonardo.
Isaacson additionally wrote Steve Jobs, the e-book that grew to become the Danny Boyle film of the identical identify, and Deadline says that his Da Vinci e-book makes use of the person’s personal notebooks to “weave a story that connects his artwork to his science and voracious curiosity and creativeness.” It additionally paints Da Vinci as “a little bit of a misfit,” with Deadline saying he’s “illegitimate, homosexual, vegetarian, left-handed, simply distracted, and at occasions heretical.” Simply image all of that with a man named Leonardo taking part in the man named Leonardo, and it’s unimaginable to not get enthusiastic about this film.
Now we simply have to attend for Martin Scorsese to direct a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot, and DiCaprio can full the Leonardo circle.
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