The principals confirmed the project but would not divulge many details. DiCaprio, who has long been fascinated by Viking culture, will play one in a storyline that will be as unsparing as Gibson’s other period directing efforts, "Braveheart," "The Passion of the Christ" and "Apocalypto."...reveals Variety HERE. The new film will be scripted by William Monahan (KINGDOM OF HEAVEN, Scorsese's DEPARTED, and Martin Campbell's forthcoming EDGE OF DARKNESS). This oughta be...something.