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Since the beginning of time, books have been a conduit of learning, a cornerstone of human communication and, most important of all, the primary source for awesome movies.
Just check out the new Robert Pattinson vehicle "Water for Elephants," based on Sara Gruen's bestseller, if you don't believe us -- only a true literary genius could have ever dreamed up that gravity-defying head of hair.
And considering that some of the most beloved movies of the past decade have come straight off of the page -- "Harry Potter, "Twilight" and "The Lord of the Rings" just to name a few -- the marriage between books and film has never been stronger. Get More »
Over the years, many theories have been put forth purporting that there was some sort of conspiracy involved in the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, with supposed participants ranging from the CIA, FBI, KGB, Cuban Exile Groups and a joint Chef Boyardee-Betty Crocker coup d'etat.
Now there's a new historical figure involved… Jack Dawson. Well, Leonardo DiCaprio, anyway. Leo has issued a press release announcing that he will star in and produce a film based on the book "Legacy of Secrecy," written by Lamar Waldron and Thom Hartmann.
The film is being shepherded by Leo's Appian Way in partnership with Warner Brothers, who also made Oliver Stone's controversial 1991 film "JFK," and it is being earmarked for a 2013 release, the 50th anniversary of the assassination. Get More »