Oscar-nominated director is in early negotiations to helm Foresight Unlimited's "". It's a biopic of iconic music producer Neil Bogart where will take on the key role. The late record executive's son, Timothy Scott Bogart, writes the script and co-produces the project with Timberlake.
The film is set to tell the rags-to-riches story of a poor kid from Brooklyn who went on to become the man who defined the pop music culture of his time. Bogart, who died at age 39, is credited with discovering, launching and nurturing the careers of a generation of music superstars during the '60s and '70s including Curtis Mayfield, , , , Parliament, Donna Summer and The Village People among many others.