Spielberg and DiCaprio Could Team Up for Lionsgate's Ulysses S. Grant Pic


As per The Hollywood Reporter, the two are reportedly in early talks to collaborate for a biopic on the life of Ulysses S. Grant.

The film is being adapted from the biography by Ron Chernow, with David James Kelly adpating the book. He directed DiCaprio in 2002's "Catch Me if You Can". He won two terms as President as a successor to Andrew Johnson and stabilized the economy along with attempting to remove the last vestiges of slavery, which included working to crush the Ku Klux Klan. Sources told Deadline that production companies Lionsgate and Appian Way, which acquired the film rights to Grant a year ago, see the production of the movie as a priority.

White House Eliminates Cyber Czar Post After First Appointee Leaves
The NSC's two senior cyber policy directors sit near one another so will be able to coordinate matters in real time, Palladino said.

Spielberg has a few other irons in the fire at the moment too, including the forthcoming fifth movie in the Indiana Jones series, and a new screen adaptation of West Side Story.

As for DiCaprio, he was last seen in The Revenant which finally had him bring home his coveted Oscar.

Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 6.1 get dual LTE/VoLte support
The focal point here is that the company is willing to launch the Nokia X6 globally, and India could be one of the countries. Internally, the phone will use Qualcomm's Snapdragon 636 chipset, run up to 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage .

Before he was the 18th President of the United States, Grant was Commanding General of the Army, leading the Union Army to victory during the Civil War. However, it is not known when he would fit filming into his schedule, as he already has a number of films on his plate.

DiCaprio's next project is Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," set against the backdrop of the 1969 Manson Family murders. He's also expected to reunite with another director he's worked with, in the shape of Martin Scorsese on a project about another president, Theodore Roosevelt.

Police shoot man at Miami-area Trump Doral Golf Club, officer injured
The Trump National Doral Golf Club, an 800-acre resort outside Miami, is the former host of a PGA Tour event. No one under Secret Service protection was affected by the shooting, a Secret Service representative said.

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