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Leonardo DiCaprio Is Being Courted for Drug Epic 'The Cartel'

Leonardo DiCaprio Is Being Courted for Drug Epic 'The Cartel'

Leonardo DiCaprio might have a new film project for fans to look forward to – he is being courted to star in the upcoming drug epic, The Cartel.

The rights to the novels by Don Winslow that are inspiring the film were recently purchased by Fox and Ridley Scott is committed to directing the movie.

The story of the project “settles the score between DEA agent Art Keller and Mexican drug kingpin Adan Berrera,” according to Deadline.

Leo is being courted for the role of “Keller, the DEA agent who early on befriended Berrera as he was a drug dealer on the way up – depicted in ‘The Power of the Dog’ – leading to a bloody feud between them that breaks out again in ‘The Cartel’ after he escapes from prison.”

Pictured inside: Leo stepping out on a yacht on Thursday (July 23) in St. Tropez, France.

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  • also…

    Thanks for the new thread Jared. You messed up the previous one by fixating on the current companion.
    A new project for Leo! Great!

  • https://plus.google.com/+deechattaway Moon Gazer

    I’m really glad to hear of a maybe future project. Disappointed that something as important as the environmental fundraiser got such the short end of attention.

  • also…

    I hope Leo passes on this one. I don’t want him working with Ridley Scott again.

  • Soph

    Thank you, JJ. Now I won’t have to see the Crest ad girl every time I want to check in on Leo news.

    This film doesn’t sound interesting at all, hope he passes.

  • ####

    Where is the Crest girl??? Thanks Soph, that’s a good one! LOL

  • Soph

    Lol I try not to sound harsh, but as I said before, she bothers me.

  • ####

    It was funny! :-)

  • ####

    That’s JJ for you!

    Not only that, JJ was late because I posted the article on the last thread! :-P

  • also…

    And the attention was on the hustler of course.

  • Soph

    Haha

  • also…

    I don’t think you should worry. I think she rubs many people her the wrong way. I haven’t seen any of hisbgirlfriends being disliked so much and so quickly. Having said that I also haven’t seen anyone who is so shameless promoting herself using Leo.

  • hmhey

    they saying this book is like the godfather, it sound interesting to me!

  • Soleus

    Please tell me he doesn’t need a beard for this role!

  • https://plus.google.com/+deechattaway Moon Gazer

    Haha

  • also…

    and yet Leo doesn’t care cause he’s still with her LOL

  • Soleus

    Omg didn’t even see the pictures. Another yacht smh :(

  • https://plus.google.com/+deechattaway Moon Gazer

    I was just thinking the same. I thought it sounded interesting. I think he could rock it.

    Kind of the departed meets body of lies.

  • https://plus.google.com/+deechattaway Moon Gazer

    Yeah … I just read about it over there. I actually like the premise of the movie. I’d watch it.

  • hmhey

    me too! look further into the book online it sound really dark gritty seem like it could be good!

  • robinhood

    where is.ke11y

  • robinhood

    1o1

  • Soph

    Im glad we all feel the same way. Love Leo, and haven’t had a problem with the past girls for the most part, but I’m not going to pretend to like this social climber.

  • Soph

    Lol!!!

  • Soph

    Yeah :/

  • robinhood

    sorry for ear1iar

  • https://plus.google.com/+deechattaway Moon Gazer

    Yes. I think I will. Have you read the book?
    I know this isn’t part of this thread. Bit I hope he does devil in the white city too.
    I read the script also sent and its awesome.

  • https://plus.google.com/+deechattaway Moon Gazer

    You’re okay.
    I just get weird about the whole love thing.
    I’m pretty much open about everything, but I get skittery when it goes to that stuff.

    No hard feelings
    Let’s start fresh?

  • Soleus
  • also…

    I would LOVE him to do Devil in the White City. I hope it will happen.

  • hmhey

    i have not, i just read synopsis online and looked at reviews! look here alot of good reviews i might read myself!

    http://don-winslow.com/books/cartel/

    i hope so too it sound interesting also!

  • https://plus.google.com/+deechattaway Moon Gazer

    Ooooh!!! Lots of goodies (information) thanks for the links girlie :) xx

  • https://plus.google.com/+deechattaway Moon Gazer

    Ooooh!!! Lots of goodies (information) thanks for the links girlie :) xx

  • robinhood

    yes p1s me king aurora were 1aughing that is a11 :(

  • Soph

    Thanks

  • https://plus.google.com/+deechattaway Moon Gazer

    I know … Let’s just drop it.
    You couldn’t know it was bothering me if I didn’t speak up. And I’m not the type to hold grudges.

    High five!
    We’re good. Xx

  • Revengefan0101

    I think he should play the Mexican drugpin instead.

  • robinhood

    okay gur1 1o1 (high five!

  • https://plus.google.com/+deechattaway Moon Gazer

    Girl . me too. I was stuck to that script like glue.devoured it (except the ending) in one sitting.

  • also…

    Welcome to the club. At first many thought she was going to be different but she quickly proved that she is even worse than the exes.

  • Wolf

    Thanks sista!

  • https://plus.google.com/+deechattaway Moon Gazer

    Oh!!! Thank you for this. I love links with helpful information lol

  • Zzzzzz

    Hi ladies! Wow! Another new thread! I personally would have preferred the Gala thread remain longer so more people can read about Leo’s foundation and his environmental work.
    I’m kind of on the fence about this script. It sounds like it has been done before. :/

  • https://plus.google.com/+deechattaway Moon Gazer

    :-)
    So what do you think about this maybe film project. (Seem interesting to you?)

  • Zzzzzz

    Hi! @Still Together re Leo and yacht. So we went three days before he was pictured on a yacht. Longer than normal, just not as long as I would have hoped :(

  • king

    Amen I never finished body of lies zZzZzz

    Hey love how this new thread is about a movie project and immediately the discussion shifts to kelly lol

  • hmhey

    alot of great reviews from stephen king, esquire, apparently is an amazing book!

  • robinhood

    yep! I 1ove 1eo workin,not with mode1s

    1eo is great in everything
    wonder where they wi11 fi1m

  • king

    she’s on my lap =]

  • https://plus.google.com/+deechattaway Moon Gazer

    Okay … I hadn’t looked yet.just saved the link , but then you mentioned my man Stephen! Curiosity got me and I had to peek.

    Wow such great word of mouth advertising!!! I don’t think I can pass up a book that’s so highly regarded.

    That’s awesome.

  • https://plus.google.com/+deechattaway Moon Gazer

    Lol, after his last movie (my money is on) he hopes for somewhere warmer. Lol

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