Stan Lee Wants Leonardo DiCaprio to Portray Superhero


Stan Lee Wants Leonardo DiCaprio to Portray Superhero


'Leo needs to be a superhero,' the Marvel Comics creator says without mentioning what character should be portrayed by the 'Titanic' actor.

After some Marvel Comics were turned into big screen projects, many stars such as Tobey Maguire and Robert Downey Jr. have had their chances to portray superheroes. But the comic books' creator, Stan Lee, has one actor whom he wants to see slipping into a superhero costume, proposing Leonardo DiCaprio's name.

"I want Leo. Leo DiCaprio should be a superhero," the 87-year-old told Hollywood Life when met at Activision E-3's concert at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on June 14. Adamant on his wish, Lee added, "Leo needs to be a superhero."

DiCaprio, in fact, was briefly rumored to play of Captain America in "Captain America: The First Avenger". However, the report did not turn out to be true since Chris Evans is the one who is lucky to get the role in the upcoming movie, which is aimed for July 22, 2011 release in the U.S.

Meanwhile, the 35-year-old actor has starred in Oscar-nominated movie "Blood Diamond", as well as several Oscar-winning movies, including "Titanic", "The Aviator", "The Departed" and "Revolutionary Road". DiCaprio has wrapped Christopher Nolan's "Inception" which is due in the U.S. on July 16.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Jamie Foxx Dumps Katie Holmes Over Her Scientology Drama
  2. Robert De Niro Has a Blowout Fight With Wife Grace Hightower
  3. Kris Jenner Is Ready to Fight for Full Custody of Rob's Daughter Dream
  4. Khloe Kardashian Is 'Begging' Tristan Thompson to Propose
  5. Report: Blac Chyna Is Pregnant With Rob Kardashian's Second Baby
  6. Mama June Is Looking for a Hot Toy Boy After Dramatic Weight Loss
  7. Report: Britney Spears Is Expecting a Child With Sam Asghari
  8. Fragile Yoko Ono Is Hoping to See John Lennon in Heaven
  9. Katy Perry Accidentally Flashes Her Bare Butt as She Reunites With Orlando Bloom at Oscars Party
  10. Does Caitlyn Jenner Have a New Girlfriend?

CELEBS PHOTO