AceShowbiz - Actor Ezra Miller is set to portray a young Salvador Dali in the upcoming biopic "Dali Land". Sir Ben Kingsley was previously cast to play an older version of the Spanish painter in director Mary Harron's upcoming biopic, which will also star Lesley Manville as his wife and muse Gala, Frank Dillane as a young gallery assistant named James, and Tim Roth as Dali's right-hand man Captain Moore.
According to Deadline, "Justice League" star Miller will play Dali in a series of flashbacks in the movie, which will be set in New York and Spain in 1973 and chart the unusual marriage between Dali and Gala.
It will be told through the eyes of James, who helps the artist prepare for a big show and "falls down a rabbit hole of glittering parties, searing personal battles and an art world awash with money and intrigue". The biopic is scheduled to begin production in Spain and Canada in November.
Dali died of heart failure in 1989 at the age of 84. Gala died in 1982, aged 87.