Netflix Taps Kevin Spacey to Play Gore Vidal in Biopic


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An original biopic is in the works at Netflix on the life of Gore Vidal and is taking the reins in the title role of . 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 StationThe Best of Me, and One Fine Day.

Hoffman is repped by .
Spacey is repped by and .

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This news was first reported by Variety.

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