'Devil' Of A Role For Leonardo DiCaprio

Deadline: Leonardo DiCaprio is going to play one of the most prolific serial killers in Chicago history, the 19th Century equivalent of Hannibal Lecter. DiCaprio and his Appian Way partner Jennifer Killoran and Double Features partners Michael Shamberg and Stacey Sher have joined forces to acquire screen rights to The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic And Madness At The Fair That Changed America, the 2003 non-fiction book by Erik Larson. DiCaprio will play Dr. HH Holmes, a cunning serial killer believed to have murdered anywhere from 27-200 people at a time when the city of Chicago was enthralled with hosting the World's Fair of 1893.

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blur992185d ago

Book to movie films are hard to pull off. I wonder how this will turn out.
Currently no studio is linked to film so it might be a while before we see it.

-Mezzo-2181d ago

He has worked hard on losing that Titanic "Lover Boy" image & he seems to be succeeding in it.