Deadline Hollywood Daily is reporting that 2-time Academy Award winner Kevin Spacey and film director George Hickenlooper are currently at the Cumberland Federal Prison visiting jailed DC lobbyist Jack Abramoff.

Abramoff is the subject of screenplay “Casino Jack” starring Spacey and directed by Hickenlooper. The picture is described as a modern day GoodFellas involving Karl Rove and others from the Bush Administration.

Nikki Finke of DHD reports that the project starts filming next month. For the full scoop, check out Finke’s piece here.