DiCaprio brings his love for gambling in new movie

June 18th, 2009 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS  

New York, June 17 (IANS) Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio is bringing his love of poker to the big screen, as he explores the murky world of online gambling in a new movie.
The “Titanic” star has earned the respect of the world’s top players after participating in high-stakes poker tournaments with friend and fellow actor Tobey Maguire over the years and now he has landed a new script about Costa Rica-based Internet casinos, reports mtv.com.

The yet untitled project has been written by “Ocean’s Thirteen” screenwriters Brian Koppelman and David Levien, who also penned the script for “Rounders” (1998), which starred Edward Norton and Matt Damon as underground poker players.

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