Having already made the leap from teenage heartthrob to Academy Award-winning thespian, it probably won’t be too much for Leonardo DiCaprio to again stretch himself -- this time producing and starring in a film based on the collapse of Enron Corp.DiCaprio, an Oscar nominee this year for his role as a morally-ambiguous diamond smuggler, will reportedly play a fictionalized new hire at Enron who uncovers an accounting scandal that eventually leads to the implosion of the energy giant.
Warner Bros. movie studio confirmed the plans this week. Hollywood trade Variety was the first to announce the deal last week, reporting that DiCaprio’s involvement was part of a package deal with screenwriter Sheldon Turner, who last penned a remake of “The Longest Yard.”
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