DiCaprio and Stone in talks for Deep Blue Good-By

Leonardo DiCaprio is reportedly to star in a film adaptation of mystery novel The Deep Blue Good-By.

According to Deadline, the actor’s Appian Way Productions is in talks with Oliver stone to helm the picture; DiCaprio is to play the lead role.

The book, first published in 1964, was written by John D. MacDonald and centres on Travis McGee, a beach bum who gets into misadventures during his “salvage consultant” jobs.