Deadline.com reports that Warner Bros. has picked up the film rights to Satori, Don Winslow’s bestselling novel about a Japan-raised Westerner who trains as an assassin and becomes enmeshed in a labyrinthine world of intrigue in post-World War II Southeast Asia. The book is actually a prequel to the 1979 novel Shibumi by Trevanian (aka Rodney William Whitaker). Leonardo DiCaprio is slated to star.
Leonardo DiCaprio is currently Down Under shooting Baz Luhrmann’s 3D adaptation of The Great Gatsby. He can next be seen in Clint Eastwood’s J. Edgar biopic J. Edgar. Click on the image below to see more of the critically acclaimed actor: