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Leonardo DiCaprio Uncovers "Conspiracy of Fools"

February 14, 2007 (3:19 am) GMT
Leonardo DiCaprio will both star in and produce the big screen adaptation of Kurt Eichenwald's "Conspiracy of Fools" at Warner Bros. Pictures.

Back in business with Warner Bros. Pictures after toplining its "" and "", is set to be the leadstar in the studio's new project "", an adaptation of the Kurt Eichenwald book.

Warner is currently finalizing a rights deal on the book, which tells about the collapse of Enron Corporation from the author's view. Meanwhile, "" scribe Sheldon Turner has been appointed to work on the screenplay.

As for DiCaprio, the striking actor will be billed to play a newcomer to Enron who slowly peels back the layers to expose the campaign of greed and fraudulent accounting that drives the Houston-based energy company into bankruptcy. Furthermore, he will also seat as one the project's producers through his Appian Way production company.

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