Jonah Hill and Leonardo DiCaprio had originally been attached to star, but they will no longer appear in the movie. Their involvement will be limited to producing the film, reports variety.com.
Eastwood's involvement could change. He circled the project several years ago before opting to direct Sully with Tom Hanks. Director Ezra Edelman was last person to consider the project.
DiCaprio's business partners Jennifer Davisson Killoran, and Kevin Misher are also producing. Captain Phillips screenwriter