Adaptions by Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio
Are you a fan of Leonardo DiCaprio? Here are a few literary works that were the basis for some of his films.
Check out this exciting, page-turning novel by David Ignatius before or after you see the DiCaprio film of the same name. In the movie, DiCaprio plays Roger Ferris, a CIA agent working in the Middle East with Russell Crowe as his supervisor at the CIA.
The movie Catch Me If You Can is based on the book of the same name by Frank William Abagnale, Jr and Stan Redding. Among his real-life crimes, Abagnale impersonated an airline pilot and forged and cashed checks to support his lifestyle after he ran away from home--and then had to outrun law enforcement.
U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels visits Shutter Island when one of the patients in the island's asylum for the criminally insane goes missing. Read Lehane's suspenseful novel that was the source for the film directed by Martin Scorsese.
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