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According to their source, it wont be a straight-up biopic of Dillinger, but as the title indicates, a story about the birth of the FBI. Think CATCH ME IF YOU CAN meets THE GOOD SHEPHERD. It will also focus on Dillingers desperation as his ways become obsolete. Heres some unspoilerish reaction to the script: "We have a great, twisting plot that balances Dillinger's crime story and his love affair [with a young girl named Billie] with the overall picture of organized crime in the 1930s and how the government was trying to stop it.
They also mentioned fantastic action sequences (a given with Mann), slick dialogue, and well-written characters. This wont be released until 2009, but if this isnt on your radar then its broken. Check out the rest of the article HERE.
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|Extra Tidbit:||Leonardo DiCaprio was originally set to play Dillinger but signed on for Scorcese's SHUTTER ISLAND instead.|