The last time Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio teamed up, their collaboration won a couple Oscars and made over $1.8 billion worldwide. Time for an encore.
According to Variety, the "Titanic" leads are joining forces for DreamWorks' "Revolutionary Road," an adaptation of Richard Yates' 1961 novel to be directed by Winslet's husband Sam Mendes ("American Beauty").
Although DiCaprio has circled a number of productions since closing 2006 with acclaimed performances in "Blood Diamond" and "The Departed," it appears that "Revolutionary Road" -- ready to shoot this summer -- could be his next film.
A critique of American conformity in the '50s, "Revolutionary Road" tells the stories of Frank and April Wheeler, a suburban Connecticut couple stifling their own dreams to conform with the American Dream.
The project was adapted by Justin Haythe.
Winslet, who earned an Oscar nomination for last year's "Little Children," has never worked with her Oscar-winning husband, nor has she paired with DiCaprio since "Titanic."Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times