Warner Bros. is in talks to acquire the rights to “Wilson (2015)”, which will be an adaptation of the biography of United States President Thomas Woodrow Wilson. He was the 28th President of the United States, in office from 1913 to 1921. If the deal is successful, Leonardo DiCaprio will be chosen as the depicter of President Wilson and he will produce the movie with his Appian Way partner Jennifer Davisson Killoran as well as the book’s author A. Scott Berg.
The biography highlights Wilson’s progressive achievements, including the creation of the Federal Reserve and his crusade in support of the Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations. The interesting read on the controversial leaders life, tells his story from the days he spent as an academic, to his years as the elected president in 1912. Wilson led the U.S. into the war in 1917 and suffered a stroke with a year left in his second term.
Berg spent 13 years to complete the biography which received generally positive reviews.