Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio

The proud new owner of an Oscar, Leonardo DiCaprio announced his next movie in which he’ll play Leonardo…da Vinci!

According to Variety, DiCaprio will star in and produce a film that will be based on an upcoming book from Walter Isaacson, who also wrote the Steve Jobs biography.

Fun fact: Leonardo DiCaprio is literally named after daVinci! His mother decided on the name after looking at a da Vinci painting in Florence, Italy when baby Leo kicked in the womb!

Check out the evolution of Leo…do you think he’s ready to take on his namesake?