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Stan Lee Wants Leonardo DiCaprio to Portray Superhero

June 16, 2010 (9:20 am) GMT
'Leo needs to be a superhero,' the Marvel Comics creator says without mentioning what character should be portrayed by the 'Titanic' actor.

After some Marvel Comics were turned into big screen projects, many stars such as and have had their chances to portray superheroes. But the comic books' creator, Stan Lee, has one actor whom he wants to see slipping into a superhero costume, proposing 's name.

"I want Leo. Leo DiCaprio should be a superhero," the 87-year-old told Hollywood Life when met at Activision E-3's concert at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on June 14. Adamant on his wish, Lee added, "Leo needs to be a superhero."

DiCaprio, in fact, was briefly rumored to play of Captain America in "". However, the report did not turn out to be true since is the one who is lucky to get the role in the upcoming movie, which is aimed for July 22, 2011 release in the U.S.

Meanwhile, the 35-year-old actor has starred in Oscar-nominated movie "", as well as several Oscar-winning movies, including "Titanic", "", "" and "". DiCaprio has wrapped Christopher Nolan's "" which is due in the U.S. on July 16.

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