Jared Leto To Play Hugh Hefner 

Posted: 2:28 pm Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

By mjonbli

It’s been less than a week since Hugh Hefner passed away, but the film industry isn’t wasting any time! The Hollywood Reporter announced that Jared Leto is set to play the founder of Playboy in an upcoming biopic.  The film will be directed & produced by Brett Ratner & it’s already in early development.   “Jared is an old friend,” Ratner told THR. “When he heard I got the rights to Hef’s story, he told me, ‘I want to play him. I want to understand him.’ And I really believe Jared can do it. He’s one of the great actors of today.”