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Steven Spielberg is making a film about his own life


Steven Spielberg is a director who has traversed everything from Alien’s to World War II and now he’s taking on his very own childhood. 

Spielberg was born and raised in Arizona and his latest epic will return to the wide-open fields of his youth in a dramatization loosely based on his early years.

Deadline has reported that the production on the currently untitled movie is scheduled to go ahead this summer with an aim for a release in 2022. Spielberg will be working alongside Amblin Partners on the production of the picture. 

Thus far casting details are sketchy, Michelle Williams looks set to take on the role of his mother, but so far that is unconfirmed, and it is unclear who will play Spielberg himself. The narrative of his youth that the movie will explore is also unclear, but we can expect all the trademark heartiness for which the director is known.

The legendry Hollywood director is currently sitting on a completed West Side Story which has been delayed in order to allow for a cinematic release once the coronavirus restrictions are lifted. It is now likely that the be released in December of this year. 

You can catch a first look at the forthcoming project, below.