Legacy of Secrecy

Legacy of Secrecy: The Long Shadow of the JFK Assassination

Status: Announced As of November 21, 2010


Leonardo DiCaprio
Jack Van Laningham



After the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Mafia godfather Carlos Marcello confesses to FBI informant Jack Van Laningham to having ordered JFK's assassination. As part of a dangerous and long-secret undercover operation, the FBI had positioned Van Laningham to become confidant to Marcello, who ruled organized crime in Louisiana and most of Texas for decades. from deadline.com

Additional Notes

  • Based on the non-fiction JFK assassination book "Legacy of Secrecy: The Long Shadow of the JFK Assassination," written by Lamar Waldron and Thom Hartmann. Plans to release the DiCaprio film in time for the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination in 2013.