An original biopic is in the works at Netflix on the life of Gore Vidal and Kevin Spacey is taking the reins in the title role of GORE. The project will be directed by Michael Hoffman and is currently in pre-production in Rome.
The story is set in the 1980s and will depict the love affair Vidal had with the country where he lived in his villa called La Rondinaia on the Amalfi Coast.
Girl with a Pearl Earring‘s Andy Paterson is producing.
Spacey most recently was seen in Edgar Wright’s hit actioner Baby Driver and hosting the Tony‘s on CBS.
Hoffman previously directed The Last Station, The Best of Me, and One Fine Day.