Kevin Spacey is heading for the Beltway with his new biopic project. According to Variety, Spacey has signed on to portray Jack Abramoff in the biopic Casino Jack.

Abramoff was a powerful lobbyist who landed in jail for bribery and fraudulent deals with Indian casinos. George Hickenlooper is directing from a screenplay by Norman Snider.

The film is scheduled to start filming later this month in Toronto.