Gosling recently announced he was taking a break from acting but he couldn't say no to such a high-profile role, reports thesun.co.uk.
The Daily Mail claim that a number of scripts are being developed in Hollywood which tell the tragic story of South Africa's one-time Paralympian hero and the fateful Valentine's Day morning when his girlfriend was shot and killed.
Pistorious, who is currently on bail, denies murder and claims he mistook Steenkamp for an intruder.
According to the sources two scripts are being developed in Hollywood with an announcement expected soon from one of the major film studios.
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