MSU’s Grant Presidential Library, local historian partner in search for former Union soldier graves

COLUMBUS — A Columbus cemetery known as one of the sites where the Memorial Day holiday began could soon be home to another memorial. Historians with the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library at Mississippi State and local historian Rufus Ward are …

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Historians Debate Which President Leonardo DiCaprio Should Play

The Oscar winner has Teddy Roosevelt and Ulysses S. Grant movies lined up, and scholars are using everything from ‘Hamilton’ to toxic masculinity to make their pitches to the actor. The 2016 best actor Oscar winner for The Revenant is attached to play the 26th president, Teddy Roosevelt, in a film to be directed by Martin Scorsese, with whom he’s done five movies .

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Speilberg, DiCaprio to reunite for Ulysses S. Grant biopic?

Washington D.C. [United States], May 18 : Looks like filmmaker Steven Speilberg and Leonardo DiCaprio are up for a collaboration after more than a decade. As per The Hollywood Reporter, the two are reportedly in early talks to collaborate for a biopic on the life of Ulysses S. Grant.

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Spielberg, DiCaprio, In Early Talks To Team On Ulysses S. Grant Epic (tr)

Steven Spielberg and Leonardo DiCaprio are in early discussions to re-team on an epic biopic of Ulysses S. Grant that DiCaprio and Appian Way partner Jeniffer Davisson are producing at Lionsgate. I’m told that Spielberg wants to direct DiCaprio in that role in their first collaboration since the 2002 drama Catch Me If You Can. Lionstate and Appian Way last November acquired movie rights to Grant, the bestselling Ron Chernow biography that is being adapted by David James Kelly. The writer just worked for Appian Way and Lionsgate on Robin Hood, the Otto Bathurst-directed that stars Taron Egerton in the…

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Leonardo DiCaprio And Steven Spielberg Eying Ulysses S. Grant Biopic

Leonardo DiCaprio and Steven Spielberg are reportedly looking at making a biopic about Ulysses S. Grant. The actor and filmmaker, who last worked together on 2002 drama Catch Me If You Can, are in early talks to make a movie about the 18th President of the United States, according to Deadline.

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