Atari founder “thrilled” to be played by Leonardo DiCaprio

By Patrick Garratt, Tuesday, 10 June 2008 17:08 GMT

Speaking to MTV, Nolan Bushnell’s admitted hes pleased as punch to be played by Leo DiCaprio in the upcoming movie, Atari.

“I’m very, very thrilled and honored that would be the case,” he said.

Bushnell’s spinning a little that the movie’s going ahead, from the sound of it.

“There’s been a lot of books [about Atari],” he said. “Some correct, some incorrect. I’ve kind of gotten used to being portrayed by others. I kind of thought that [a movie] might happen. I kind of thought that it wouldn’t happen until maybe after I was in the ground for a little while.”

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