Leonardo DiCaprio to Star in "Rasputin"

Leonardo DiCaprio to Star in

Making sure his acting hiatus isn”t too long, Leonardo DiCaprio is in talks to star in the upcoming biopic “Rasputin.”

In early 20th century Russia, Grigori Rasputin was a powerful advisor to the Russian Imperial family, the Romanovs. His mysticism and alleged dabbling in the dark arts brought him worldwide notoriety.

The Warner Bros. production will be written by Jason Hall and produced by Jennifer Davisson Killoran, Kevin McCormick, and Peter Morgan.

In the meantime, fans can catch the 38-year-old actor in the upcoming drama, “The Wolf of Wall Street,” hitting theaters on November 15th.