‘We Live in Public’ Director Plans Mapplethorpe Biopic

Robert Mapplethorpe. (Photo courtesy of Listal)

Director Ondi Timoner, best known for the 2009 documentary We Live in Public, will make her narrative feature debut with a movie about the life and times of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe.

Along with nine other films, the Mapplethorpe movie received a $15,000 grant through the Tribeca Film Institute’s 9th annual Tribeca All Access Program, according to The Hollywood Reporter. It will be produced by Ms. Timoner, Nate Dushku, Miles Levy and Eliza Dushku.

Oh yeah, and James Franco’s set to star.