London (ANI): Actor Matt Damon is in talks to star in a new biopic
about late U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy. According to Deadline
Hollywood Daily, Damon, 39, is considering the role in the untitled
project with Seabiscuit director Gary Ross, reports the Daily Star.
The website reports the movie will be based on Evan Thomas" biography of Kennedy, titled His Life, and Damon will only sign the
contract after he has approved the script.
Other stars who have played the part include Martin Sheen in
1974 TV movie 'The Missiles of October", Casey Affleck in 'The
Kennedys of Massachusetts", and more recently by Dave Fraunces in
2006"s 'Bobby". Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1968, just
five years after his brother President John F. Kennedy was gunned
down in Dallas, Texas.