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Martin Scorsese Reportedly Hopes To Tap Leonardo DiCaprio For His Frank Sinatra Biopic

Martin Scorsese Reportedly Hopes To Tap Leonardo DiCaprio For His Frank Sinatra BiopicMartin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio have worked on different projects a staggering six times and the director reportedly hopes to extend that number.

And not just with Leonardo DiCaprio, he means to also bring back Jennifer Lawrence for another round of adventures, but this time, there’ll be a lot of singing.

Leonardo DiCaprio – Eyed For the Role of Frank Sinatra In Martin Scorsese’s Planned Biopic

Martin Scorsese, 81, is reportedly planning to make a Frank Sinatra biopic after he completes his independently financed upcoming film Jesus, per Variety.

A source apparently reached out to Variety to reveal that DiCaprio, 49, would play the iconic singer-songwriter in the movie, with Jennifer Lawrence being eyed for the role of Sinatra’s second wife Ava Gardner. DiCaprio and Lawrence, 33, both played lead roles in 2021’s “Don’t Look Up.”

The project, however, has not been approved as Sinatra’s daughter Tina, 75, who holds control over the Sinatra estate is yet to sign off on the project. At the moment, neither DiCaprio, Lawrence and Scorsese have commented on the news.

All About Musician Frank Sinatra And His Four Wives

Frank Sinatra was one of the most successful musicians of his era, releasing hit songs such as “My Way” and “New York, New York.” He was also known for his movie roles in 1962’s “The Manchurian Candidate” and for playing the lead role in 1960’s original “Ocean’s Eleven.”

Before his death at age 82 in 1998, Sinatra was married four times. In 1958, he divorced his first wife Nancy Barbato in 1951 before marrying actress Gardner (who died in 1990 at 67) that same year. Sinatra and Gardner’s proved to be his shortest one as they divorced in 1957.

Following the divorce, Sinatra married Mia Farrow then Barbara Marx in 1976. He remained with Marx until his death.

While Scorsese reportedly plans to helm a Frank Sinatra biopic, he’s currently working on adapting Shūsaku Endō’s novel “A Life of Jesus.”

“I’m trying to find a new way to make it more accessible and take away the negative onus of what has been associated with organized religion,” Scorsese previously said.

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