Gary Oldman to Star in David Fincher’s ‘Mank’ on ‘Citizen Kane’ Writer Herman Mankiewicz

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Gary Oldman is set to portray the co-writer of "Citizen Kane," Herman Mankiewicz, in a biopic set up at Netflix, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap. David Fincher will direct. "Mank," which was Mankiewicz's nickname, will tell the story of the newspaper man-turned-screenwriter who co-wrote "Citizen Kane" with Orson Welles. The period biopic will be filmed in black and white, and Fincher plans to make it his next film. Fincher's father Jack Fincher wrote the screenplay. Cean Chaffin, a longtime producing partner of Fincher's, will produce "Mank," as . . .
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