Andrew Garfield is ready to painting Sir Richard Branson in a brand new restricted collection in regards to the rise of Virgin Airways.
The present, titled Scorching Air, might be directed by Deadpool 2 director David Leitch, and is predicated on the 1994 e book Soiled Methods.
In keeping with stories in Deadline, the six-part collection might be written by Jon Croker (Paddington 2) and is presently being shopped round to plenty of streaming providers.
Soiled Methods, the e book from investigative journalist Martyn Gregory, focuses on the battle between Branson’s Virgin Airways and British Airways, during which Branson was awarded over £3.5million after suing BA for planting destructive tales about Virgin within the press in a transfer dubbed ‘Operation Barbara’.
The information of Garfield’s casting comes after he acknowledged earlier this 12 months that he wished to take a while away from appearing.
He advised Individuals in April: “I’m really actually completely satisfied and excited to be very quiet and really nonetheless and take a while to only be.
“It feels crucial proper now, particularly after numerous output, numerous being out on the planet, and giving numerous power to issues that I’m very keen about, however I’ve to sort of refill the properly in order that I can keep on authentically keep on with out it feeling like I’ve to maintain up with the Joneses ultimately.”
Elsewhere, Garfield not too long ago starred in Beneath The Banner of Heaven and was nominated for an Oscar for Tick, Tick… Growth!, in addition to reprising his position as Peter Parker/Spider-Man.