Tom Shepherd has been tapped to rewrite CICERO, which follows the rise of Al Capone to the head of the Chicago criminal underworld, and the events in 1924 leading up to his government takeover of Cicero, Illinois. Tom Hardy is attached to play Capone.
Producing will be John Lesher.
Shepherd was on the 2012 Black List for his spec script “Hey, Stella!”.
He is repped by WME.