17 August 2012 12:05 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Warner Bros. is letting go of its splashy World War II title The Imitation Game. The studio bought Graham Moore’s spec for seven figures last fall with the hopes of attaching Leonardo DiCaprio. Warners also brought J Blakeson onboard to direct in March.  But DiCaprio is no longer eyeing the lead in Imitation Game, which centers on British cryptographer Alan Turing, who broke several German codes that helped the Allies win the war. Later in life, Turing was prosecuted for being homosexual, which led to his suicide. The project had a progress-to-production clause, which was one factor in the

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