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Leonardo DiCaprio joins another true-life story in ‘The Black Hand’

Oscar-winner Leonardo DiCaprio is all set to provide and star in an adaptation of Stephan Talty’s ebook “The Black Hand”, the true-story about an NYPD cop Joe Petrosino within the early 1900s.

The story follows Petrosino as he goes after a ruthless gang named the Black Hand, who migrated from Italy and have been recognized for kidnapping and extortion.

Petrosino, who additionally got here from Italy, was relentless in his pursuit of those criminals and was finally killed by them.

Ellen Goldsmith-Vein and Jeremy Bell of The Gotham Group will produce. DiCaprio’s producing accomplice, Jennifer Davisson, will even produce with Gotham, in addition to Nathaniel Posey on behalf of his Appian Approach Productions, reported Selection.

Talty e-book “A Captain’s Responsibility” was already become a film, “Captain Phillips”, starring Tom Hanks.

DiCaprio is presently in information for his local weather change documentary “Earlier than the Flood”. He’ll subsequent play Sam Phillips, a pioneer within the music trade in the course of the Fifties who helped launch the careers of Elvis Presley, Johnny Money, and Jerry Lee Lewis.

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