Actor Ryan Gosling is reportedly in talks to star in, direct and produce a film biopic about filmmaker and musical choreographer Busby Berkeley.

The negotiations are in the early stages, but the Drive star has signed on to produce the movie, which will be based on Jeffrey Spivak's biography Buzz: The Life and Art of Busby Berkeley, according to

Producers have yet to hire a screenwriter to adapt the book, but the film will centre on the Hollywood choreographer and director's life and career.