Washington: Leonardo DiCaprio is all set to star in 'The Crowded Room' in which he will play a character with 24 personalities, it has been reported.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, the 'Inception' star is will play the role of Billy Milligan in the movie and will have to play 24 separate characters as Milligan suffered from multiple personality disorder.
The project has been long in the making as DiCaprio first expressed his interest in playing the role in 1997 but the film was shelved for more than a decade. Now, project has been revived with DiCaprio's production company Appian Way and New Regency.
' The Crowded Room' will be based on Daniel Keyes' non-fiction book on Milligan, The Minds of Billy Milligan and the book will be adapted by Jason Smilovic and Todd Katzberg.