Leonardo DiCaprio signs multiyear documentary deal with Netflix

March 5, 2015 3:35 AM

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Leonardo DiCaprio signs multiyear documentary deal with Netflix

Leonardo DiCaprio and Netflix recently collaborated to create the Oscar-nominated documentary feature Virunga, and the streaming service is eager to continue their successful partnership with the philanthropic actor-producer. Appian Way, DiCaprio’s production company, has reportedly signed a multiyear deal to create a slate of documentaries and docuseries which will premiere exclusively on Netflix.

DiCaprio, a longtime environmental philanthropist and activist, acted as executive producer on last year’s Virunga. The Netflix documentary chronicled the plight of mountain gorillas in Africa, and the icnoic actor-producer believes it offered “a window into the incredible cultural and natural d...

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