Over the years, Leonardo DiCaprio has played real life characters in movies and now, the actor is set to play the role of Leonardo Da Vinci in the upcoming biopic based on Walter Isaacson’s book of the famous artist. This news comes after recently Paramount won the right of the biopic after intense competition with Universal Pictures.
Da Vinci is best known for his work on Mona Lisa and The Last Supper but those two paintings are just examples of his talents as he was also a genius at different areas including writing, botany, science, music and cartography. Walter Isaacson has written the book based on da Vinci’s notes and critics are expecting that the book will connect different aspects of the artist’s work. The release of the book is few weeks away as it is set to be published on October 17th later this year.
However, if you have followed the work of the author in recent years, you wouldn’t be surprised by the latest development. Earlier Isaacson wrote Steve Jobs which was later turned into a biopic starring Michael Fassbender who played the role of Steve Jobs. He also wrote several bestsellers including Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein.
On the other hand, the upcoming role of Da Vinci will add another movie where Leonardo DiCaprio has played real life people. Earlier the actor won Oscar for his portrayal of Hugh Glass in The Revenant. While it is certainly exciting to learn about the upcoming biopic, it’s not known when the movie will come out as the biopic is set to be published pretty soon. However, we will surely know about the development of the movie in the coming months.
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