Tue, Aug 20, 2013 10:27 AM EDT

Lee Daniels' "The Butler" is a certified box office director, and now the director is reportedly turning his attention to his next project: a biopic of pioneering African-American entertainer Sammy Davis, Jr. According to Showbiz 411, Daniels is trying to get HBO's interest with the project. 

(h/t Shadow and Act)