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Satori: Leonardo DiCaprio to star

  • Leonardo DiCaprio is set to star in "Satori", the big screen adaptation of Don Winslow's novel, that Warner Bros is developing.

  • Shane Salerno ("Savages") and Winslow will write the screenplay.

  • The story follows Nicholai Hel, a Westerner raised in Japan and taught an assassin's skills, who gets caught up in the chaos of post-WWII as the U.S., Soviet Union, France and China maneuver for power in Southeast Asia in the early 1950s.