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Leonardo DiCaprio and Dad Working on John F. Kennedy Movie

November 20, 2010 (4:10 am) GMT
DiCaprio along with his father George reportedly team up to produce a flick about the former U.S. President by adapting 'Legacy of Secrecy: The Long Shadow of the JFK Assassination.'
Leonardo DiCaprio

is teaming up with his dad George to produce a new movie about the assassination of former U.S. President John F. Kennedy. The DiCaprios are adapting the book "Legacy of Secrecy: The Long Shadow of the JFK Assassination" for the big screen and plan to release the movie in 2013, to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's murder.

The politician was shot dead in 1963 while he was riding in a motorcade through Dallas, Texas with his wife Jackie.

According to Variety, the "Titanic" star is expected to play Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) informant Jack Van Laningham, who got close to Mafia boss Carlos Marcello to determine if he was involved in a plot against Kennedy.

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