Paul Giamatti to Star as Philip K. Dick
From Variety: "Paul Giamatti is in negotiations to star as sci-fi author Philip K. Dick in an untitled biopic... Authorized biopic also is being produced by the Philip K. Dick Estate through its Electric Shepherd Prods. Tony Grisoni ("Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas") will write the screenplay.
Dick, who died in 1982, penned more than four dozen books and numerous short stories, with at least seven being adapted for the bigscreen ... The nontraditional biopic will interweave the prolific author's life with his fictionand incorporate elements of his last unfinished novel, "The Owl in Daylight."
The films based on Mr. Dick's work are "Blade Runner," "Total Recall," "Screamers," "Impostor," "Minority Report," "Paycheck," "A Scanner Darkly," and the upcoming "Next."