David Fincher has signed on to his first feature film since 2014, a biopic revolving around. Finch's late father, Jack, who had penned the script prior to his death in 2003.
Mankiewicz's tumultuous development of the script for "Citizen Kane – Which Director of Orson Welles.
The film wants to shot in black and white, with production scheduled to begin in November.
Fincher wants to produce further producing partner Cean Chaffin and Douglas Urbanski.
"Mank" marks Fincher's first feature since Fox's "Gone Girl" stars Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. Fincher has been working in television since "Gone Girl," partnering with Netflix to direct shows as "House of Cards," "Mindhunter," and "Love, Death & Robots."
Oldman, who won the Academy Award for best actor for his portrayal of Winston Churchill in "Darkest Hour" last year, Steven Soderbergh's "The Laundromat," which is also at Netflix; He is repelled by APA and Douglas Management.