Paramount Pictures and Appian Way have setup “Roosevelt,” a new dramatic biopic about former U.S. President Teddy Roosevelt, with the project being planned as a Leonardo DiCaprio-led, Martin Scorsese-directed feature.
Roosevelt went from New York Governor to vice president to become, at 42, the youngest president when President William Mckinley was assassinated in 1901. His most enduring achievements though came in the area of conservation, including his work around reserves, preserves, national parks and forests.
Scott Bloom has been set to write the drama which DiCaprio, Scorsese, Emma Koskoff, Chuck Pacheco and Jennifer Davisson are producing
Scorsese and DiCaprio remain in development of film adaptations of “The Devil In The White City” and “Killers of The Flower Moon”.
Source: The Wrap