"Like Crazy" star Felicity Jones is all but locked to take the female lead in Warren Beatty's Untitled Project about reclusive industrialist Howard Hughes says Deadline.
Jones will play a young woman who develops a relationship with Hughes’s young driver and confidante, before she falls in love with Hughes (Beatty).
Beatty is narrowing down his choices for actors to take on the driver role with Justin Timberlake and Alden Ehrenreich among the candidates.
Warren's wife Annette Bening, pal Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin and Owen Wilson are said to be up for roles as well
Financing is still being secured with production hoping to kick off sometime next year.