Leonardo in the role of Leonardo
ARTinvestment.RU   16 августа 2017

Film company Paramount has won the tender for the adaptation of the book by Walter Isaacson, "Leonardo da Vinci". Starring Leonardo DiCaprio

There is a legend that the mother of the future Oscar-winning actor decided to give the baby the name of Leonardo, when looking at Da Vinci painting in an Italian Museum. The baby in her belly first began to push, and Mrs. DiCaprio decided that it was a sign. The choice of actor for the role of the Italian genius, thus, seems crucial. However, such talent as Leonardo DiCaprio, on the shoulder, probably every role, even the author of the "Mona Lisa".

Biographical book by Walter Isaacson is not just transferred to the big screen. In his bestseller was filmed the movie "Steve jobs" with Michael Fassbender in the lead role and the first season of the documentary series National Geographic "the Genius" about albert Einstein. Over the film rights to the biography of Leonardo da Vinci was traded at the auction, Paramount and Universal. We are talking about a seven-figure sum.

Sources: deadline.com, artinvestment.ru

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