Spielberg in talks to direct DiCaprio in biopic

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The Catch Me If You Can director/actor team could reunite for the biopic that's being produced by DiCaprio and his Appian Way partner Jennifer Davisson for Lionsgate, but it's still early days for that discussion, as Deadline reports.

Appian Way and Lionsgate acquired the rights to the picture late past year, and Spielberg is said to be keen to direct DiCaprio again, after their last picture together: 2002's "Catch Me If You Can".


Spielberg has form in the presidential biopic, of course. Given his and Spielberg's packed future, negotiations will be centered around pinning down when the two can begin work on the project.

Lionsgate and DiCaprio's Appian Way Productions acquired the film rights to Grant, the 2017 biography written by American historian and biographer Ron Chernow, last November (17), with the work being adapted for the big screen by David James Kelly.

DiCaprio's next project is Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," set against the backdrop of the 1969 Manson Family murders.


Steven Spielberg could be set to make a second biopic movie about a former USA president.

Grant was one of the most complicated military leaders-turned politicians in American history.

However, it may not get started soon, as Spielberg has already reportedly said Indiana Jones 5 and West Side Story will be his next films. Down on his luck with failing businesses and a resignation from the army amid accusations of drunkenness, Grant enjoyed a rousing second act as Abraham Lincoln's most trusted general.


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