HBO, Leonardo DiCaprio Plan Mob-Medical Drama

leonardo-di-caprio-sets-up-beat-the-reaper-at-hbo-300x210Deadline reports that award winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio has just finalized a deal with HBO to produce a project titled Beat the Reaper, a criminal medical thriller.

Beat the Reaper is based on the debut book by Josh Bazell and centres on a young ER doctor whose life is upended when a patient comes through his ward that recognizes him from his old life when he worked for a notorious crime family.  As his life comes crashing back and his enemies from his old life try to destroy him, he tries to hold his new life together.

No word on a Premire date yet for the series, we’ll keep you posted.


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