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Jaws director Steven Spielberg and Titanic star Leonardo Di Caprio could come collectively for an Ulysses S Grant’s biopic at Lionsgate. 

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Variety studies that the film mission was conceived in 2017 when Di Caprio and Appian Manner determined to provide the biopic primarily based on Ron Chernow’s 2017 biography Grant. Based on Deadline, Spielberg expressed his need to direct the movie though no official remark has been made by Lionsgate but. 

Grant, who turned the 18th USA president, retaining the place for 2 phrases between 1869-1877 was most generally regarded for his army tactical prowess. He performed an instrumental position in securing victory for the Union Military through the American Civil Conflict, beneath the of supervision of then-President Abraham Lincoln. He’s credited for bringing again financial stability within the post-Civil Conflict period together with organised and structural elimination of slavery. 

This won’t be the primary time that Spielberg will likely be engaged on an American President’s biopic. He additionally directed and produced  the historic drama Lincoln, starring Daniel Day Lewis, which too was tailored in elements from Doris Kearns Goodwin’s biography of Lincoln. The film gained two Academy Awards and was nominated within the Finest Image class.

Spielberg’s most up-to-date movie, Prepared Participant One, not solely got rave reviews but in addition made him the primary filmmaker to gross $10 billion worldwide.

As for DiCaprio, he was final seen in The Revenant which lastly had him carry dwelling his coveted Oscar. He’ll subsequent star in veteran director Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

The Oscar winner duo will likely be partnering for this mission for the primary time for the reason that 2002 hit Catch  Me If You Can. The Grant biopic is being tailored by David James Kelly. 

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