OLD PROVERB: GREAT-LOOKING MINDS THINK ALIKE
In what amounts to a game of high-stakes cinematic chicken, Leonardo DiCaprio is developing a string of projects that compete directly with similar films from some of the biggest leading men in Tinseltown. Does he have the mojo to take on the big boys?
THE PROJECTS Films about H.H. Holmes, a serial killer who stalked 19th century Chicago
THE COMPETITION Tom Cruise and director Kathryn Bigelow
AND THE WINNER IS ... Leo. When Cruise tries for creepy, you just end up with Interview with the Vampire
THE PROJECTS Biopics of eccentric billionaire Howard...