grant trailer

Ulysses S. Grant’s place in American history is secured – but also a bit misunderstood. Be it his reported alcoholism, his exploits on the battlefield during the Civil War, or his less-than-stellar presidency, Grant’s life is often overlooked by many. Ron Chernow’s phonebook-thick biography sought to change that, and now here comes the History Channel’s three-night miniseries event Grant, which strives to do the same (with Chernow’s involvement again). Watch the Grant trailer below.

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grant biopic

Steven Spielberg and Leonardo DiCaprio, two of the most talented folks in the entertainment industry, are looking to team up for the first time since 2002’s Catch Me If You Can.

The project: an adaptation of Ron Chernow’s Grant, a massive biography of the American Civil War general and the 18th president of the United States. Your excitement level: hopefully through the roof, since this is a combination of subject matter and talent that is so perfect that I can feel my bones shaking.

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