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Leonardo DiCaprio to play Leonardo da Vinci in new movie

Leonardo Di Caprio has landed the role to play his namesake Leonardo da Vinci in an upcoming movie about the famous artist and man of science. According to Variety, Paramount Pictures had won the rights to make the film after a competitive seven-figure bidding battle with Universal Studios. DiCaprio will also produce the film under his Appian Way banner alongside president of production Jennifer Davisson. ICM Partners brokered the deal for Isaacson and his book, “Leonardo da Vinci,” in advance of its release.…

You will be able feel what it was like to hit an iceberg on the Titanic

Construction of a life-size replica of the doomed passenger ship began in China's southwestern Sichuan province on Wednesday with a keel-laying ceremony and fireworks to mark the occasion. It is part of Star Energy Investment Group's plans for a tourist resort along the Qijiang River in Sichuan's Daying County. And it will eventually come with a simulation of the iceberg collision that sank the original ship in the Atlantic Ocean on April 15, 1912. Backers say the project will also play on the 1997 blockbuster "Titanic"…