DiCaprio will reportedly produce the movie with Jennifer Davisson through his production company Appian Way, which has produced many of his films including The Revenant, The Wolf of Wall Street and Shutter Island.
It'll also be interesting to see how it deals with da Vinci's sexuality, as many people presume he was gay - but scholars disagree whether he was actively gay, or whether he was completely celibate (none of his writings shed much light on the matter).
Isaacson, a former Time magazine editor and CNN CEO, previously wrote the best-selling biography Steve Jobs, which was turned into a successful film directed by Danny Boyle and starring Michael Fassbender in the title role.
Arsenal beat Leicester City 4-3 in Premier League opener
Shakespeare was true to his word and started Riyad Mahrez despite the Algeria worldwide asking to leave the King Power Stadium. Asked if Giroud could still leave before the transfer window closes on August 31 until January, Wenger replied: "No".
An often-circulated legend about DiCaprio traces the star's name to a time his pregnant mother was looking at a da Vinci painting and her future son kicked for the first time thereby inspiring his unique name. The studio is hoping that DiCaprio will star for them in The Devil In The White City, an adaptation of the Erik Larson book that's got a script by Billy Ray and will re-team DiCaprio with Martin Scorsese.
DiCaprio and Scorcese previously worked together on The Wolf of Wall Street, The Aviator, Shutter Island, The Departed, and Gangs of NY.
In the meantime, other Hollywood rumors have DiCaprio prepping to play another big historical name: Dr. H.H. Holmes, the real-life serial killer that stalked his victims during the 1893 Chicago World's Fair.
Will let you know where the book landed as soon as we know.
Patel thanks Sharad Yadav for support
In reply, Patel said: "Thank you for your support Sharadji". "But Vaghela betrayed Ahmed Patel during polling", the source said. Tyagi's statements were however countered by Ambalal Jadhav, the JD (U)'s general secretary in Gujarat.
USA stocks tumble on North Korea worries
Stocks were trading lower on Thursday, Aug. 10, as the threat of conflict with North Korea continued to percolate. Priceline Group dropped 8 percent after issuing a profit forecast that was weaker than analysts were expecting.
Late goal gives Arsenal EPL thriller win
Two minutes later, the comeback was complete, with super-sub Giroud sending the home fans wild via magnificent header from a Xhaka corner, despite being held by Wes Morgan.
Mattis: US Prefers Diplomatic Approach
Turnbull added: "If North Korea decides to carry out some of its violent threats, then obviously bad consequences will follow". Trump has said he would not allow Pyongyang to develop a nuclear weapon capable of hitting the United States.
1 killed, driver arrested in Charlottesville
The far-right demonstration in Charlottesville was held in protest against the removal of a statue honoring Confederate Gen. According to a report from CBS News , at least four people were injured and "at least six people are on the ground".
Opening-day woe for Leicester
His next touch was heading the ball into the back of the net in the second minute and the Premier League was off and running. The 2017-18 Premiere League season started off with an absolute thriller between Arsenal and Leicester City on Friday.
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We'll continue to work through this, and when we think the time is right, whenever that is, then we'll make that decision". DeShone Kizer just made this a real quarterback competition and his decision of what to do next a hard one.