‘White Collar’ Star Matt Bomer to Play Iconic Actor Montgomery Clift in Indie Biopic

'White Collar' Star Matt Bomer to Play Iconic Actor Montgomery Clift in Indie Biopic

Larry Moss will direct from a script by Christopher Lovick

“White Collar” star Matt Bomer has signed on to play Montgomery Clift in an upcoming biopic that could start production next year, a representative for the actor has told TheWrap.

Pier 3 Pictures’ Michael Din, who is producing with Janine Giaime and Juri Henley-Cohn, is currently shopping the film for financing with the “Magic Mike” hunk attached.

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Larry Moss will direct from a script by Christopher Lovick.

Clift was a major Hollywood star best known for his lead roles in “From Here to Eternity” and “Judgment at Nuremberg.”

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Bomer, who will soon be seen in Ryan Murphy‘s HBO movie “The Normal Heart,” was a fan favorite to play Christian Grey in “Fifty Shades of Grey,” though he was never in serious contention for the role, which went to Charlie Hunnam. He's repped by CAA and Anonymous Content.

  • Jim

    He's too good loking.

    Montgomery Cliff was average.

    By the way, who plays Elizabeth Taylor who saved his life from that car accident? His face was embedded into the steering wheel. What made him look better in “Inherit the Wind.”