Grant's life serves up plenty of material for a movie, as he acted as a prominent United States Army general during the American Civil War and led the Union Army to victory over the Confederacy with the supervision of Abraham Lincoln.
Variety reports that the movie project was conceived in 2017 when Di Caprio and Appian Way made a decision to produce the biopic based on Ron Chernow's 2017 biography Grant.
Their write-up has three-time Oscar-winner Spielberg directing Oscar-winner DiCaprio in the presidential role for Grant, if the movie keeps the inspired title from the best-selling bio book from Ron Chernow.
Volcano explosively erupts in Hawaii
More than 2,000 residents of the Big Island remain under mandatory evacuation as Kilauea continues to threaten nearby communities. The masks do not protect against sulfur dioxide, a toxic gas that is still seeping from 21 fissures caused by volcanic activity.
Spielberg has form in the presidential biopic, of course.
The director is also now preparing to work on the fifth Indiana Jones movie.
As for DiCaprio, he was last seen in The Revenant which finally had him bring home his coveted Oscar. However, it is not known when he would fit filming into his schedule, as he already has a number of films on his plate. He is credited for bringing back economic stability in the post-Civil War era along with organised and structural removal of slavery. He will next star in veteran director Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. We've been skeptical that Spielberg would actually direct Blackhawk ever since that project was announced, so if we're going with Option B.that's the one we'd expect to get sidelined (or, more likely, handed over to Michael Bay).
However, Harbhajan Singh wants India to leave behind all the apprehensions related to day and night test cricket. And what makes us think our batsmen can't take up the challenge of facing Aussie pacers.
Moonves is suggesting that this is breach of fiduciary duty, but as we understand it, only an officer of the company can breach... The court said the restraining order wasn't necessary because the company can legally challenge board maneuvers from Redstone.
Halo: Fireteam Raven will start appearing in Dave and Busters across the USA and Canada over the next few months. He added that the arcade game has been in development for years, though an exact timeframe wasn't provided.
From a performance perspective, Fabian said it's likely that the scenario may lead to rating downgrades and/or spread widening. Experts believe it is the largest settlement ever in a sexual misconduct case involving a university .
The US dollar 's overwhelming position of dominance in the global financial system is one prominent example. The law was initially passed to prevent the U.S. blocking European Union companies from trading with Cuba.
Yeddyurappa leaves to meet the state governor to stake claim to form the government, in Bengaluru , India, May 16, 2018. India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) leader and former Chief Minister of the southern state of Karnataka B.S.
New US sanctions would be a significant blow for European companies that actively went to the Iranian market after 2015. They include retaliatory sanctions and allowing the European Investment Bank to invest directly in Iran.
It's the Central African nation's ninth Ebola outbreak since 1976 when scientists first identified the deadly virus. Symptoms include fever, vomiting, diarrhea, muscle pain and at times internal and external bleeding.
The Scottish government outlawed fracking a year ago after a public consultation found overwhelming opposition to it. And fracking in widely used in the United States , where it has revolutionised the energy industry.
The most commonly reported adverse events through all trials have been injection site reactions and constipation. Patients often describe migraine headache pain as an intense pulsing or throbbing pain in one area of the head.
And Manchester City have been hailed as the best team in Premier League history for their pacy, attacking style. He'll be at City longer than he was Barcelona manager.
'Zero concern' as James says Cavs will bounce back
We're absolutely OK with that. "And we're going to take those same looks going into Game 2 if the opportunity presents itself". Morris was inserted into the starting lineup and drew the defensive assignment on LeBron to begin the game .
Full spec sheet and renders of the HTC U12+ leaked
The spec sheet also highlighted several other features such as AR stickers, bokeh effect, and face unlock just to name a few. With the leak being this extensive we wonder if HTC will have any surprises left for us come May 23 .
Toshiba receives China antitrust approval to sell memory unit
There were fears that the deal would not go ahead as it is taking place during trade tension between China and United States. Sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Tuesday that there had yet to be any concrete breakthrough in China.
Elon Musk promises $1 tunnel rides at 240 kmph in LA
He added he has every intent of submitting to a full environmental study for the tunnel network as a whole when the time comes. It's a massive infrastructure project and not everyone is on board, but the company apparently found a new partner: LA Metro.
Paulo Fonseca Snubs West Ham
Moyes arrived in November on a contract until the end of the season, and guided West Ham out of the relegation zone to a 13th-place finish on Sunday.
PayPal gains bigger in-store presence with $2.2B acquisition
Morgan Securities plc is acting as sole financial adviser to iZettle, while Gernandt & Danielsson is acting as its legal adviser. Payment giant Paypal has announced that it is all set to acquire Stockholm-based Fintech startup iZettle for $2.2 billion.