Already rumored to be in consideration for the lead role in an origin movie about The Joker, Leonardo DiCaprio may also have his eyes set on a real-life origin story — that of Stan Lee, the 94-year-old Marvel comics icon.
Lee spoke on the topic at HASCON, a Hasbro convention, on Friday, saying that he had already discussed the possibility of a film about his life moving forward with DiCaprio, his neighbor, as its star (via AIPT!):
"Believe it or not, I've already discussed it with Leonardo DiCaprio.
He can pretty much have any role he wants, so it’s a little curious that Leonardo DiCaprio has decided to pull his name from consideration for the lead in the forthcoming Steve Jobs biopic. According to a Hollywood Reporter source, ...
With Sony's big-budget Steve Jobs biopic in limbo after David Fincher backed out of the project, fresh rumors say director Danny Boyle may reteam with Leonardo DiCaprio to take on the story of Apple's cofounder.
While a biopic movie on Marvel's Stan Lee isn't in-development yet, one fan has made a poster featuring Bryan Cranston in the lead role.
A new report suggests Warner Bros. hopes producer Martin Scorsese can help to draw Leonardo DiCaprio to the Joker origin film. The post Rumor: Warner Bros. Wants DiCaprio For Joker Origin Movie appeared first on CBR.