Goodbye Wall Street, hello Broadway!
Leonardo DiCaprio recently revealed that he is ready to take his career to a whole new level—by making the move to the stage and embracing a career in theater!
“I’ve actually been looking at plays, and I have read a bunch of stuff. I would love to do that,” Leo told the Daily Mail. “I have thought about theater on and off over the years, but other things kept getting in the way. Maybe now’s the time.”
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Oh. My. God. Yes! Now is the time.
We, obviously, think this is a great plan! We could totally see Leo channeling his dramatic side to take part in some serious theater.
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Of course, he isn’t the first super star to take Broadway by storm! Tom Hanks, Scarlett Johansson and Hugh Jackman were all nominated for Tony Awards for their stints in theater (ScarJo and Hugh each took one home)!
Leo—if you need any advice or encouragement, just check with these 9 film stars who took on the Broadway stage!
This summer, Michael Cera will make his debut on the great white way alongside Kieran Culkin in This Is Our Youth. The two have been passionate about bringing the production to the Broadway stage for nearly five years.
“We’ve been wanting to do it forever, and it just finally all lined up,” the Arrested Development star tells the New York Times.