Los Angeles, Jul 30 (PTI) Filmmaker Luca Guadagnino will direct the movie adaptation of Matt Tyrnauer's 2017 documentary 'Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood'.
The film, which hails from Searchlight Pictures, will be written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg of 'Superbad' and 'Pineapple Express' fame, reported Deadline.
The film is about Scotty Bowers, a World War II Marine combat veteran who fought at the Battle of Iwo Jima and became a legendary bisexual male hustler and date-arranger for gay Hollywood movie stars from the 1940s until the beginning of the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s.
Tyrnauer's documentary is based on Bowers' book 'Full Service: My Adventures in Hollywood and the Secret Sex Lives of the Stars'.
Rogen and Goldberg's Point Grey Pictures will produce the movie in collaboration with Tyrnauer and his Altimeter Films partner Corey Reeser.
Guadagnino, best known for Oscar-winning feature 'Call Me By Your Name' and 'Suspiria', will next direct the 'Scarface' remake and 'The Lord of the Flies' adaptation.
He is currently awaiting the release of HBO series 'We Are Who We Are', which marks his television debut. PTI RB RB