Josh Lucas Signs On For “J. Edgar”

Josh Lucas has joined the cast of Clint Eastwood’s upcoming biopic “J. Edgar” reports Deadline.

Lucas will portray famed pilot Charles A. Lindbergh in the drama. Five years after receiving worldwide acclaim for flying across the Atlantic Ocean in 1927, Lindbergh’s son was kidnapped and later murdered.

J. Edgar Hoover was the head of The Bureau of Investigation (the FBI before it was called the FBI) which was handling the case.

Clint Eastwood is directing from a script by Dustin Lance Black, though shooting dates have yet to be locked.