April 07, 2007 04:38:41 GMT
Leonardo DiCaprio is in negotiations to make his New York stage debut this autumn.
Watch out Broadway, Leonardo DiCaprio is coming. Makes a name on the big screen, the movie hunk is considering to take to the stage later this year.
The actor is in negotiations to play the lead role in David Rabe's drama "The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel," about a Vietnam-stationed soldier with an African-American alter-ego called Ardell.
The role that DiCaprio is up for was first made famous by Al Pacino 30 years ago.
If he does close the deal, Leo will have to start working on the play in the autumn, just right after he finishes shooting "Revolutionary Road," to be directed by Sam Mendes and co-starring Mendes' wife Kate Winslet.