Kevin Spacey to Star in Winston Churchill Drama

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26 Mar 2014

Two-time Academy Award winner Kevin Spacey will play Winston Churchill in the upcoming film "Captain of the Gate," according to the Hollywood Reporter.



Written by Ben Kaplan, "Captain of the Gate" will follow the U.K. Prime Minister's rise to power and defense of Britain against Adolf Hitler's Third Reich.

Sierra/Affinity will finance the $20 million picture, which is produced by Cameron Lamb and Damon Lane.

As previously reported, Spacey is also set to release "Now: In The Wings On A World Stage," a new documentary film about his experience playing Richard III for the Bridge Project.

He will self-distribute the 90-minute film, which takes its title from the first lines of Richard III, "Now is the winter of our discontent." It can be pre-ordered now at KevinSpacey.com.