Leonardo DiCaprio to play former US president Woodrow Wilson

London, Sept 18 (ANI): Actor Leonardo DiCaprio is set to star as the 28th US president, Woodrow Wilson, in an upcoming film.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros are in early negotiations to pick up the rights to Wilson, the presidential biography written by A. Scott Berg, the BBC reported.

Berg's biography of Wilson, who is known for leading the US to join the allies in World War I and his support for the Treaty of Versailles during his time in office from 1913 to 1921, was published last week.

The 38-tear old 'Titanic' actor will produce the film with his company, the Appian Way, along with writer Berg and Jennifer Davisson Killoran. (ANI)