Someone Wants Another Oscar: Jared Leto Is Playing Andy Warhol In A Biopic

September 20, 2016 / Posted by:

Somewhere in the afterworld, David Bowie has just offered to hold Andy Warhol’s lit cigarette so he can go back to his grave to roll.

The Hollywood Reporter says that Jared Leto will produce and star in the indie biopic called Warhol. The script will be based on Warhol: The Biography by Victor Bockris and Terence Winter, who wrote The Wolf of Wall Street and co-created HBO’s Vinyl, will write it. They haven’t found a director yet. Jared owns the rights to that biography and has been looking to throw it up onto movie screens for a while.

Okay, okay, maybe Jared Leto as Andy Warhol isn’t that much of an awful thing. If anything, we’ll get more stories about how he’s the greatest method actor who ever method’ed. Jared will tell reporters that like Warhol, he filled his house with trash (aka Suicide Squad DVDs), had his wigs made by the grandchild of Warhol’s real wigmaker and sent his castmates used condoms (again) and real mummified human feet. And Jared will tell reporters all of that while laid up in a hospital bed where he’ll be recovering from a bullet wound. Because, yes, Jared is so method that he’s going to let the actress playing Valerie Solanas shoot at him for real. Just give him the Oscar now.

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