Lake Forrest Entertainment and The Exchange have joined forces to provide financing for a new biopic on Hollywood action icon Steve McQueen. The project, currently titled McQueen, has already attracted the interest of director James Gray (The Immigrant) and stars such as Channing Tatum, Ryan Gosling and Jeremy Renner. The production companies are currently seeking a screenwriter at this time.
As for the actors who are interested in the project, no offers have been made yet, but with this kind of interest already brewing for the project, the producers may be able to lock down a cast, director and writer fairly soon. Are you looking forward to seeing Steve McQueen's life unfold on the silver screen? Let us know what you think below.Read More
Actor Jeremy Renner is branching out into the production side, forming a new company called The Combine where he will develop a biopic on legendary actor Steve McQueen. Jeremy Renner plans to both produce the untitled biopic and star as Steve McQueen.
Ivan Zacharias, a music video director, will make his feature directorial debut on this project, working from a script by James Gray (We Own the Night). The script will be adapted from two books on the actor by Marshall Terrill entitled Portrait of an American Rebel and The Life and Legend of a Hollywood Icon.Read More