Oscar-winning actor to play da Vinci in new biopic


Italian Renaissance Leonardo da Vinci in an upcoming biopic.The film marks DiCaprio’s ninth project in which he plays a real life character. In his last film The Revenant, DiCaprio portrayed frontiersman, Hugh Glass, the role that won him the best actor Oscar for the first time.de president of production Jennifer Davisson for Paramount, which has acquired the rights to Walter Isaacson’s book on Leonardo da Vinci, reported Variety.Da Vinci, who was born in 1452 and died in 1519, painted the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper. He also was a skilled inventor.