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Armie Hammer to Kiss Leonardo DiCaprio in 'J. Edgar'

December 9, 2010 (7:49 am) GMT
The actor who played twins in 'The Social Network' reportedly has secured the role as Clyde Tolson who is rumored to be Edgar Hoover's lover.
Armie Hammer

"" star is in talks to star opposite in 's upcoming movie "", according to a U.S. report.

"Titanic" actor DiCaprio has signed up to play lead character J. Edgar Hoover in the biopic about the controversial former FBI director. According to EW.com, Hammer is now holding discussions to join the project as lawyer-turned-FBI agent Clyde Tolson, the man rumored to be Hoover's lover.

Eastwood will direct the project, which was written by "" scriptwriter Dustin Lance Black. Filming is due to begin next year 11.

E! News who confirmed the casting said that there will be kissing scenes. "There is just smooching, no bedroom scenes," it quoted a source as saying.

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