He’s signed on to play the videogame console’s creator…
You kids are so lucky these days with your HALOs and your Grand Theft Naughty Men Gun Bangs – you don’t know what it was like back in the old days, when men were men and graphics were a bit more limited.
But if it wasn’t for game console pioneers like Nolan Bushnell, who co-founded Atari with Ted Dabney in 1972, the world would never have seen the likes of Pong. Yes, mock all you will, but those early innovations made all your shiny toys possible.
So it makes sense that Leonardo DiCaprio has added a biopic of Bushnell onto his already overloaded development plate. Variety is following the story with a tiny joystick.