Hefner bio-pic in works

May 23, 2008 9:21:31 AM PDT
A new bio-pic featuring the life of Playboy Founder Hugh Hefner is in the works, and Hefner reportedly approves the actor who may play him.There are reports that Robert Downey, Jr is in talks to portray the founder of Playboy. Hefner was apparently impressed with the actor's performance in his current blockbuster Iron Man.

If chosen, Downey would be spending a lot of time in Chicago, which is Hefner's hometown where Playboy was launched.