A few days ago, news arrived about Warner Bros. wanting to make a Joker origin film with Leonardo DiCaprio as the main character, but it looks like someone wants DiCaprio to make an origin story as well. That person is none other than Stan Lee!
AIPT broke the news as Hasbro’s HASCON held a panel with Stan Lee on September 8. During a Q&A, an audience member asked Lee who would he like to portray him if there were to make his origin story. The Marvel Comics writer said this:
“Believe it or not, I’ve already discussed it with Leonardo DiCaprio,” Lee told the audience. “He’s a neighbor of mine and we were talking one day some months ago, and he said, ‘Boy it’d be fun to do your story on the screen.’ So I said, ‘Well, I’ll audition you.’ Gotta make sure the guy can do it.”
Not only did Stan Lee confirmed that the Academy Award winner wants to play him in a film, he also stated DiCaprio is a huge Marvel Comics fans.
“He has all the walls covered with big Marvel posters and everything,” Lee said. “He’s got very good taste.”
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Written By: Christian Quiles