The movie will chronicle the couple’s relationship from 1979 through 1996.
“So grateful and excited about the opportunity,” Leto wrote in an Instagram post announcing the news.
Franco said, “I can’t help but think about the rabbit holes I’m going to go down to get ready for the role.”
The star-studded biopic lands on Christmas Day.
The movie will follow the rock legend’s life from his youth through his iconic music career.
The legendary crooner will serve as an executive producer.
The docket includes a ton of biopics, some great genre fare, and plenty of Tom Hanks.
Stella Meghie is set to direct, while Bohemian Rhapsody scribe Anthony McCarten is penning the screenplay.
Streaming starting May 12th.
Grammy-nominated Americana singer will star opposite Austin Butler, Tom Hanks, and Maggie Gyllenhaal.
Director Michael Almereyda brings his fourth-wall-breaking theatricality to the legacy of a lost genius.
A fun and groovy starter list with lots of room for side adventures.