It’s only been a few months since Hugh Hefner was put in the ground, and his groundbreaking nudie mag may also soon follow him into that great big grotto in the sky.
Brett Ratner‘s decade-strong desire to direct a Hugh Hefner biopic is finally coming together. Ratner, known (of course) for helming the Rush Hour trilogy and X-Men: The Last Stand, has tapped Jared Leto—the only Oscar winner who’s less than a minute from Mars at any given moment—to play the late Playboy founder.
Hugh Hefner — the silk-robed Casanova whose Playboy men’s magazine popularized the term “centerfold,” glamorized an urbane bachelor lifestyle and helped spur the sexual revolution of the 1960s — has died, his company said late Wednesday. He was 91.