Abramoff, a former Republican lobbyist who is serving a five-year, 10-month sentence for fraud, tax evasion and conspiracy to bribe public officials, is the subject of screenplay "Casino Jack" starring Spacey in the lead role and directed by Hickenlooper.
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The story is described as a modern day "GoodFellas" with Karl Rove and other characters from former President George W. Bush's administration, according to Deadline Hollywood Daily. Filming is expected to start next month. No word on what scenes, if any, will be filmed in D.C.