is attached to star in ”Atari
” (writers – Brian Hecker
and Craig Sherman
), about the godfather of the video game industry, Nolan Bushnell
Bushnell was an engineering student, puzzle-lover and game enthusiast who went from fixing broken pinball machines to launching Atari Corp.
, a video game manufacturer, in the early ’70s.
Its first product was a little game called Pong, which led to hundreds of millions of dollars worth of video game sales. Within a few years, he sold the company to Warner Communications for $28 million.
DiCaprio seems to be getting busier with each passing day. He has Ridley Scott
’s ”House of Lies
” (”Body of Lies”) and Sam Mendes
’ ”Revolutionary Road
” opening later this year.
He’s currently filming Martin Scorsese
” (formerly Shutter Island), and preparing a big screen version of the popular anime Akira
Leonardo DiCaprio is also interested in the Ian Fleming
(creator of James Bond