Clint Eastwood‘s biopic about original FBI director J. Edgar Hoover, written by Dustin Lance Black and set to star Leonardo DiCaprio in the title role, is preparing to add a new actor for a significant role. Armie Hammer from The Social Network is in talks to play Clyde Tolson, Hoover’s second in command and rumored lover.

And while we’ve been referring to the movie as Hoover, the title now being used is J. Edgar.

UPDATE: Vulture reports that Charlize Theron is also in talks to play Helen Gandy, who was hired as Hoover’s personal secretary and worked for him for over 50 years. Read More »

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