DiCaprio Tackles Online Casinos After Shutter Island
06.16.09 by BJSprecher
Fresh off of filming Shutter Island with his The Departed director, Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio is gearing up to star in an as-yet-untitled film about online casinos, according to Variety. The project originated with writers Brian Koppelman and David Levien and is being produced by DiCaprio's Appian Way production company.
Shutter Island is currently in post-production and has been described as a Hitchcock-esque period thriller. The plot revolves around a U.S. Marshal's (DiCaprio) search for a missing mental patient and his subsequent discovery of the sinister happenings at Boston's Shutter Island Ashecliffe Hospital. The film also stars Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, and Max von Sydow.