Leonardo DiCaprio, Steven Spielberg Might Reteam for Ulysses S. Grant Biopic

The duo is in early talks about the film.

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Steven Spielberg and Leonardo DiCaprio during 12th Annual Critics' Choice Awards. (John Shearer/WireImage)

Leonardo DiCaprio and Steven Spielberg are in early talks to team up together for a Ulysses S. Grant biopic.

The duo last partnered on 2002’s Catch Me If You Can. It has been previously announced that DiCaprio’s Appian Way shingle had acquired Ron Chernow’s biography, Grant, and would be developing the project with Lionsgate, reports The Hollywood Reporter. 

The Grant biopic would be written by Robin Hood writer David James Kelly, and it would be produced by DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson.

It is unclear where the project would fall on Spielberg’s already-packed schedule, since the director is gearing up for the next Indiana Jones movie, which will shoot sometime next year, and is also remaking West Side Story. The famed director will also be branching into superheroes and will be tackling his first DC Comics movie, Blackhawk, with Warner Bros.

DiCaprio is also working on several films, such as a Leonardo da Vinci project for Paramount and a Teddy Roosevelt biopic with director Martin Scorsese.

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