THE SOCIAL NETWORK star ARMIE HAMMER is in talks to star opposite Leonardo Dicaprio in Clint Eastwood's upcoming movie J. EDGAR, according to a U.S. report.
Titanic actor DiCaprio has signed up to play lead character J. Edgar Hoover in the biopic about the controversial former FBI director.
According to EW.com, Hammer is now holding discussions to join the project as lawyer-turned-FBI agent Clyde Tolson, the man rumoured to be Hoover's lover.
Eastwood will direct the project, which was written by Milk scriptwriter Dustin Lance Black.
Filming is due to begin next year (11).