Steven Spielberg was once set to direct this languishing project about the conspiracy trial of seven protesters at the 1968 Democratic Convention.
Dreamworks and the actor are currently in talks on the project.
It seems the production might have found a replacement for Steven Spielberg.
Producer Walter F. Parkes confirms that they're still looking for a director for the project.
The actor confirms his interest, although nothing is set in stone.
More casting announcements indicate that this is Spielberg's next film.
Will Smith, Kevin Spacey, Sacha Baron Cohen and Philip Seymour Hoffman Being Considered for Chicago 7
Steven Spielberg's drama based on protests at the 1968 Democratic convention.