DiCaprio teams up with Dustin Lance Black for TV biopic

PTI| Last Updated: Jul 18, 2014, 14:24 PM IST

Los Angeles: Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black is joining TV for adapting A Scott Berg`s Pulitzer Prize-winning biography.

The limited series will chronicle the tumultuous life of Charles Lindbergh, from his rise to his struggles with modern celebrity.

Berg, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Killoran and Kevin McCormick are on board to executive produce the mini-series, said reports

"Lance is as talented and prolific as anyone working in television and film today, and we take enormous pride in working with him to adapt Scott`s brilliant portrait of one of the nation`s most fascinating cultural figures," Paramount TV president Amy Powell said.

"It`s also incredibly gratifying to partner with Scott, Leo, Jen and Kevin on making Lindbergh an extraordinary television event that captures the scope and significance of this Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece," Powell added.