In the latest issue of Life & Style, an insider reveals that Leonardo DiCaprio recently got his hands on Bruce Springsteen’s new memoir, Born to Run, and “he just went crazy for the material.”
“Leo offered Bruce’s team $10 million for the movie rights,” the insider says. But Bruce “has always maintained that he would never allow his life story to become a movie.”
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After the rocker’s team rejected the offer, “Leo called Bruce directly and proved how passionate he is about the project by reeling off lyrics to his songs.”
Leo with Bruce at the 2009 Golden Globes. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
Bruce finally budged — a little. “He wants any actor who plays him on-screen to sing like him,” the source explains. “So they agreed to have a script written and have Leo work with voice coaches to show Bruce if he can pull it off.”
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