Who is the first actor to come to mind when you're thinking about wholesome, popcorn-munching, family-loving American male? Mickey Rourke, obviously. Nick Nolte at a push. Or possibly Tom Hanks.
Strangely, of these three, it's Hanks who producers have earmarked for the role of Walt Disney, the country's most beloved film-maker and storyteller of everyone's childhood dreams.
Starpulse reports that he double Oscar-winning actor is slated to play Disney in a new film about the making of Mary Poppins, telling of the cartoonist's fight to gain the rights to the story from its unconvinced author P L Travers.
The pair's subsequent disagreements on everything from songs to storylines has already inspired books and documentaries.