Nikki Finke and Mike Fleming of Deadline Hollywood have the exclusive on Leonardo DiCaprio’s next pic — a biopic of J. Edgar Hoover, directed by Clint Eastwood:
“He going to spread his wings,” one of my studio sources tells me now that Leonardo DiCaprio is set to play J Edgar Hoover in the still untitled biopic. Already getting early Oscar buzz for Chris Nolan’s Inception, Leo will be directed in the epic FBI drama by Clint Eastwood who’s producing with Brian Grazer and Rob Lorenz through Imagine and Malpaso. Scripted by Dustin Lance Black…” – from Nikki Finke
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