For years, film critics, movie fans and political pundits have been arguing over Sean Penn's legacy. Is he the best actor of his generation? Is he a diva or a ham as some suggest? Or are those naysayers simply bitter over his activism? Well, now it appears that Hollywood has come to a verdict, as Penn is about to be declared an official 'Genius.'

According to The Hollywood Reporter, anyway, which is reporting that Penn is in negotiations to star in the upcoming Max Perkins biopic 'Genius.' The film, which has languished in development hell for the past two years, is being resuscitated by frequent Penn collaborator Bill Pohlad, who has signed on as director.
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