Leonardo DiCaprio Signs on to Beat the Reaper

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Leonardo DiCaprio has lined up his next project. The actor will play a former hit-man in Beat the Reaper.

According to Variety, DiCaprio will star as a contract killer who enters the witness protection program; once there, he becomes a doctor.

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The character is drawn in to his former world, though, when a mobster recognizes the medic from his former life.

DiCaprio's current movie pits him alongside Kate Winlset in Revolutionary Road.

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Leonardo DiCaprio is dreamy and an extraordinary actor, who's received many awards for his roles.

He was born and raised in L.A., and began his career in the early 90s with recurring roles on shows like Santa Barbara and Growing Pains.

DiCaprio first received international fame in James Cameron's Titanic. Since then, he's been in numerous amounts of great films, including Catch Me If You Can, Gangs of New York, The Aviator, The Departed, Blood Diamond, Revolutionary Road, Shutter Island, and Inception.

Fun Fact: Leo is close friends with Tobey Maguire. The two met in 1990 when auditioning for Parenthood and will both be starring in The Great Gatsby.

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