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Woodrow Wilson Biopic Developing For Leonardo DiCaprio

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • September 17, 2013 9:22 AM
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Despite less than stellar reviews, Leonardo DiCaprio led Baz Luhrmann’s gaudy 3D adaptation of “The Great Gatsby” to nearly $350 million worldwide. Warner Bros. understandably wants to stay in the DiCaprio business and what better way to do that than to develop a biopic of a wartime American president for the star?

Alexander Payne Says 'Nebraska' Likely To Be Retitled, 'Wilson' Keeps Moving

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 9, 2011 1:36 PM
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With "The Descendants" in the bag, having done its festival tour of duty and likely headed right into some awards season recognition, Alexander Payne -- who hasn't helmed a feature length film since "Sideways" seven years ago -- isn't wasting anymore time and is quickly moving into his next feature.

Alexander Payne Attached To Direct Adaptation Of Daniel Clowes Comic 'Wilson'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 18, 2010 9:04 AM
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With Alexander Payne busy finishing up his latest effort "The Descendants" possibly for a Cannes debut, the director is keeping an eye on this potential next gig. Sure, he's got the high concept comedy "Downsizing" -- about a financially struggling man who decides he can have a much nicer life if he undergoes a process to shrink himself to the size of a little person -- potentially lined up, but now he's eyeing an adaptation of an acclaimed graphic novel.

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