“Rush Hour” director Brett Ratner and actor Chris Tucker will reteam for New Line’s “Mr. S: My Life With Frank Sinatra” reports Variety.
Ratner is attached to direct and produce and Tucker eyeing the starring role of valet George Jacobs who worked for Sinatra from 1953-68.
The story is based on the 2003 book which offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the world of Sinatra and the Rat Pack. William Stadiem, co-scribe of the book, has been tapped to write the screenplay.
The story weaves in celebrity anecdotes involving Marilyn Monroe, Peter Lawford, the Kennedys, Ava Gardner, Humphrey Bogart, Mia Farrow, Elvis Presley, Swifty Lazar and Marlene Dietrich, among others.