Some good Hughes for Warren Beatty

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Warren Beatty’s Howard Hughes biopic has – excuse the pun – got up.

Financing the ambitious feature are Ron Burkle and Steve Bing, Windsor Media’s Terry Semel, Arnon Milchan’s New Regency and James Packer’s and Brett Ratner’s RatPac Entertainment, according to Deadline.

Beatty will star in and direct the $26.7M production.

The film revolves around Hughes’ assistant (Alden Ehrenreich) and his love interest (Lily Collins). Beatty plays Hughes.

The movie, which starts rolling today, will also feature Annette Bening and Matthew Broderick.

but it starts rolling in earnest today. Beatty’s wife Annette Bening and Matthew Broderick and other surprises are expected (a la Jack Nicholson, maybe? One can only hope). The focus of the film is the love story of the two younger characters