DiCaprio to play Edgar Hoover in biopic
Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio has bagged the role of J Edgar Hoover in an upcoming biopic about the former FBI director’s eventful life. The Titanic star has been confirmed to be taking on the role of the Hoover in the currently untitled epic movie which will be directed by Clint Eastwood, according to reports.
Legendary actor-turned-filmmaker Eastwood will co-produce with Brian Grazer and Rob Lorenz through Imagine and Malpaso studios. The script has been written by ‘Milk’ screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, who was working on it with Imagine for 12 months before it was shown to Universal.