Washington D.C. [USA], Sept. 21 : 44-year-old American actor and singer, Jared Leto will play Andy Warhol in a new biopic called 'Warhol.'
The 'Suicide Squad' actor is cast to play the role of Andy Warhol, a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art in 1960s, reports The Guardian.
'Warhol' is a biopic which tells the life of the pop art pioneer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The screenplay created by Terrence Winter will show the early life of Warhol, who shot to fame in the 1960s with his unique take on American consumerism.
The then 39-year-old Warhol was also openly gay at a time when homosexuality was not readily accepted and suffered as a victim of an attempted murder by Valerie Solanas, an aspiring writer and radical feminist, in 1968.