Kevin Spacey To Play Winston Churchill

“House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey continues his political-themed roles with the actor attached to play Winston Churchill in “Captain of the Gate” at Sierra/Affinity and StudioCanal.

Considered one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th century, Churchill was the U.K. prime minister from 1940-1945 and 1951-1955. This $20 million-budget film looks at his rise to power as he stood against parliament to defend Britain and the world from the Third Reich.

Ben Kaplan penned the script while Cameron Lamb and Damon Lane are producing. A director is currently being sought.

Source: THR