Jeff Labrecque
December 23, 2010 AT 09:36 PM EST

Image Credit: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic.comAustralian actor Damon Herriman (TV’s Justified) has been cast as the Lindbergh-baby kidnapper, Bruno Hauptmann, in director Clint Eastwood’s upcoming biopic of J. Edgar Hoover, according to his manager. IndieWire initially reported the casting; the 40-year-old actor joins Leonardo DiCaprio and The Social Network‘s Armie Hammer, who have already been hired to portray the longtime F.B.I. director and his assistant (and supposed gay lover), respectively.

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