Clint Eastwood has added another talented actor to his new film J. Edgar. The feature is based on the life of FBI head, J. Edgar Hoover and will star Leonardo DiCaprio as the title character. According to Deadline, he’ll be joined by actor Josh Lucas, who’s just signed on to play an integral role in the film. Find out who…
According to the site, Lucas has been cast as the famous aviator, Charles Lindbergh. He was the father to Charles Lindbergh Jr. who was unfortunately kidnapped and murdered in 1932. The case was one of the biggest that the Bureau of Investigation had to tackle while under the supervision of Hoover.
J. Edgar will cover the head of the FBI and his reign from its creation in 1935 to his death in 1972. The film will be produced by Brian Grazer and has a script written by Oscar winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black (Milk). Production is expected to begin sometime early this year.
While Lucas has been cast in J Edgar, he’s also being looked at to star in the upcoming camp-fest, Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter.
What do you think of the growing cast of J. Edgar? Is Lucas a great addition?