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Leonardo DiCaprio to produce and star in JFK film

MUMBAI: Titanic star Leonardo DiCaprio will produce and star in Legacy of Secrecy, a feature film supposedly inspired by the assassination of former US president John Fitzgerald Kennedy.


The film is based on the eponymous novel written by Lamar Waldron and Thom Hartmann that includes a series of secret information, extracted from an FBI file, recently included in US National Archives.


The film will have DiCaprio play Jack Van Laningham, an FBI informant who is a friend of Carlos Marcello, Mafia boss, which the American press, said he would have recognized that he was involved in the assassination of the American president in 1963.


The film will be released in cinemas in 2013, the year that marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the late US president.


DiCaprio had recently announced that he will produce a film about the famous creator of James Bond, Ian Fleming who had a life as interesting as a character.
 

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