Orloff Pens Ian Fleming Biopic

John Orloff (“A Mighty Heart,” “Guardians of Ga’Hoole”) will pen the screenplay for “Fleming,” a biopic about James Bond author Ian Fleming, for Warner Bros. Pictures and Appian Way says The Hollywood Reporter.

The film will look at critical moments in the life of the colorful author and journalist. The son of a Parliament member, Fleming served as an intelligence officer in the British Navy and later created the Bond character – penning fourteen Bond novels between “Casino Royale” in 1953 and his death in 1964.

Leonardo DiCaprio and Andrew Lazar/Mad Chance also tipped to produce.