FIRST LOOK: Poster for Clint Eastwood's J. EDGAR Starring Leonardo DiCaprio
Published: June 21, 2011 - 9:32am
Also starring Naomi Watts and Armie Hammer, the upcoming biopic chronicles the life and times of the first director of the Federal Bureau of Investigations.
Leonardo DiCaprio stars as J. Edgar Hoover, Josh Lucas as famous pilot Charles Lindbergh, Armie Hammer as Hoover's protege Clyde Tolson, Judi Dench and Ed Westwick as Hoover's parents and Naomi Watts will portray Hoover's long time secretary and confidant Helen Grady. Eastwood's film will focus on Hoover's days as FBI director and his scandalous private life which is rumored to include Hoover's pentient for cross dressing and his secret homosexual tendencies. The film will debut in theaters in 2012.