According to Deadline Hollywood
, Leonardo DiCaprio
is eyeing to make Prisoners
his next feature, an Aaron Guzikowski
-scripted thriller/drama that Alcon Entertainment
partners Andrew Kosove
and Broderick Johnson
bought last year.
In the movie DiCaprio would play a small-town carpenter who kidnaps the person he suspects is behind the disappearance of his young daughter and her best friend. Deadline describes the movie as Mystic River
In the 12 years we’ve run this company, this is the most interesting, morally complex thriller we’ve ever gotten, and we can’t wait to make the movie,
said Andrew Kosove.
The script made the most recent Black List. And the Alcon duo, who with Gil Netter are up for Best Picture for The Blind Side
, are producing with Kira Davis
and Adam Kohlbrenner
Directors like Antoine Fuqua
and Bryan Singer
, and actors like Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman
and Mark Wahlberg
have all been circling or attached at one point in the past few years. All have since dropped out for various reasons.
Warner Bros will distribute.