‘Cradle’ to rock with DiCaprio

Vonnegut novel to be adapted by father-son scribe duo

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way production company will develop and produce a feature film adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s classic dystopian novel “Cat’s Cradle,” in partnership with manager-producer Hillard Elkins’ Elkins Entertainment. The project will be written by James V. Hart (“Sahara”) and his son Jake Hart (“Glengarry, Bob Ross”). Vonnegut’s “Cradle” is an apocalyptic tale about the planet’s ultimate fate and a race to recover the world’s most dangerous substance, Ice-Nine, a new form of ice that freezes at room temperature.

More Film

  • 'The Pluto Moment' Review

    Cannes Film Review: 'The Pluto Moment'

    Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way production company will develop and produce a feature film adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s classic dystopian novel “Cat’s Cradle,” in partnership with manager-producer Hillard Elkins’ Elkins Entertainment. The project will be written by James V. Hart (“Sahara”) and his son Jake Hart (“Glengarry, Bob Ross”). Vonnegut’s “Cradle” is an apocalyptic tale about […]

  • 'Carmen and Lola' Review: By-the-Numbers Roma

    Cannes Film Review: 'Carmen and Lola'

    Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way production company will develop and produce a feature film adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s classic dystopian novel “Cat’s Cradle,” in partnership with manager-producer Hillard Elkins’ Elkins Entertainment. The project will be written by James V. Hart (“Sahara”) and his son Jake Hart (“Glengarry, Bob Ross”). Vonnegut’s “Cradle” is an apocalyptic tale about […]

  • Dark Crimes Jim Carrey review

    Film Review: Jim Carrey in 'Dark Crimes'

    Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way production company will develop and produce a feature film adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s classic dystopian novel “Cat’s Cradle,” in partnership with manager-producer Hillard Elkins’ Elkins Entertainment. The project will be written by James V. Hart (“Sahara”) and his son Jake Hart (“Glengarry, Bob Ross”). Vonnegut’s “Cradle” is an apocalyptic tale about […]

  • Buster Keaton

    Film News Roundup: City of Los Angeles Names June 16 Buster Keaton Day

    Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way production company will develop and produce a feature film adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s classic dystopian novel “Cat’s Cradle,” in partnership with manager-producer Hillard Elkins’ Elkins Entertainment. The project will be written by James V. Hart (“Sahara”) and his son Jake Hart (“Glengarry, Bob Ross”). Vonnegut’s “Cradle” is an apocalyptic tale about […]

  • Michelle Williams This Is Jane

    Michelle Williams to Star in Underground Abortion Movie 'This Is Jane'

    Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way production company will develop and produce a feature film adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s classic dystopian novel “Cat’s Cradle,” in partnership with manager-producer Hillard Elkins’ Elkins Entertainment. The project will be written by James V. Hart (“Sahara”) and his son Jake Hart (“Glengarry, Bob Ross”). Vonnegut’s “Cradle” is an apocalyptic tale about […]

  • catastrophe

    Number of Female Writers in British Film and TV at ‘Abjectly Low Levels’

    Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way production company will develop and produce a feature film adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s classic dystopian novel “Cat’s Cradle,” in partnership with manager-producer Hillard Elkins’ Elkins Entertainment. The project will be written by James V. Hart (“Sahara”) and his son Jake Hart (“Glengarry, Bob Ross”). Vonnegut’s “Cradle” is an apocalyptic tale about […]

  • Liam Neeson Men in Black

    Liam Neeson in Talks to Join 'Men in Black' Spinoff (EXCLUSIVE)

    Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way production company will develop and produce a feature film adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s classic dystopian novel “Cat’s Cradle,” in partnership with manager-producer Hillard Elkins’ Elkins Entertainment. The project will be written by James V. Hart (“Sahara”) and his son Jake Hart (“Glengarry, Bob Ross”). Vonnegut’s “Cradle” is an apocalyptic tale about […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content