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Hillary Clinton Biopic: Who Should Play Hillary In Rodham Biopic? Scarlett, Reese, Jessica ...
International Business Times ^ | 05/28/2013 | By Frances Samson

Posted on 05/28/2013 11:45:59 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

The search for the actress to play Hillary Clinton in the biopic Rodham is creating loud buzz as the race gets fuelled by four equally talented actresses vying for the role. (Click Slideshow to view photos)

It's a four-way fight among blonde beauties Scarlett Johansson, Reese Witherspoon, Amanda Seyfried and Jessica Chastain. Said to be gaining the early lead in the running is Johansson who is now busy filming the raven haired spy Black Widow in the sequel of Captain America.

Whispers are getting louder going into the final casting that Johansson is almost sure to get the Rodham role in the bag. Soon, according to sources, people will see her trading her Black Widow leather bodysuit for more conservative attire as the young Hillary Clinton.

Director James Ponstoldt, who was picked last month to helm the movie, said that casting for the coveted role has just commenced.

According to The Independent, Ponstoldt describes Johansson and the other touted candidates as "all wonderful actresses."

The director said it's an enviable position to be in where "really great actors are interested in playing these roles."

Johansson was most recently seen in the biographical comedy-drama Hitchcock as Janet Leigh. She has previously starred in the movies "Girl With The Pearl Earring," "Lost In Translation" and "A Love Song For Bobby Long" for which she earned Golden Globe nominations.

Another actress who is also in the running to play the Hillary role is Reese Witherspoon. The Legally Blonde star, who is described by many as a method actor, has likewise portrayed a wide range of remarkable female roles, the most recent of which is her character Juniper in the critically acclaimed Mud.

Jessica Chastain, another fierce competition for Johansson, is a talented actress who recently just earned rave reviews for her portrayal of a politically relevant role in the critics' favorite Zero Dark Thirty. Chastain has been described by movie critics as "one of the finest actors of her generation," for her role in the horror film Mama.

And rounding up the four-way fight is naturally blonde actress-model Amanda Seyfried. The classic beauty who played Cosette in the film version of Les Miserables makes the competition stiffer going into the final casting.

The Rodham biopic, according to film writer Young il-Kim, will tackle the early stages of Hillary Clinton's career in Washington when she was a legal counsel.

''Rodham' is 'a journey of a woman who was torn between her personal desires and her professional ambition - both literally pulled her thousands of miles apart, because Bill did not want to leave Arkansas, and she did not want to leave Washington, D.C.," Young earlier told Politico.

In the early publicities of the film, there were loud talks that since it focuses on the young career of Hillary Clinton, the movie would be stuffed with raunchy sex scenes. But Young was quick to deny the rumours and said that the film would provide an interesting picture of the realistic dilemma and diverse lifestyle of the former US first lady.


TOPICS: Society; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: 2016electionbias; biopic; boycotthollywood; culturewar; defundtheleft; hillary; hillaryclinton; hollywoodreds; mythmaking; napl; revisionisthistory; rodham
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1 posted on 05/28/2013 11:45:59 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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Can’t some camel play H! ?


2 posted on 05/28/2013 11:46:44 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

JANET RENO


3 posted on 05/28/2013 11:47:18 AM PDT by spawn44 (MOO)
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To: SeekAndFind; Revolting cat!
Carrot Top. He needs the work.


4 posted on 05/28/2013 11:47:21 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: SeekAndFind

5 posted on 05/28/2013 11:47:41 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: SeekAndFind
Don't bother going with beauty queens.


6 posted on 05/28/2013 11:48:39 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: SeekAndFind

a snake in my garden would be perfect.


7 posted on 05/28/2013 11:48:40 AM PDT by aimhigh (Guns do not kill people. Abortion kills people.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Is Benny Hill still alive?


8 posted on 05/28/2013 11:48:53 AM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: SeekAndFind

My vote is for Lena Dunham.


9 posted on 05/28/2013 11:48:56 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Democrats: Robbing Peter to buy Paul's vote.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Who is going to play Hillary’s lesbo lovers?


10 posted on 05/28/2013 11:48:58 AM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: Paladin2

Helen Thomas.


11 posted on 05/28/2013 11:48:59 AM PDT by apoxonu
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To: SeekAndFind
How should play Hillary..

Please, I just started eating....

12 posted on 05/28/2013 11:49:18 AM PDT by dragonblustar
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To: SeekAndFind

How about Larry the Cable Guy?


13 posted on 05/28/2013 11:49:34 AM PDT by From The Deer Stand
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To: SeekAndFind
Forgive me but the only show I'd watch about Hilary is her televised funeral.
14 posted on 05/28/2013 11:49:42 AM PDT by yobid (Catastrophic failure is the only solution)
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To: SeekAndFind
FOR ACTRESSES VYING FOR THE ROLE OF "RODHAM":


15 posted on 05/28/2013 11:50:00 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Joan Baez, Jane Fonda, Bernadette Dohrn


16 posted on 05/28/2013 11:50:41 AM PDT by DBrow
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To: SeekAndFind

why should you care if you’re never going to watch it ,Oh, Air Sick bags to be issued at the door ,if you have the guts


17 posted on 05/28/2013 11:51:56 AM PDT by molson209
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To: SeekAndFind
Seems to me that they're excluding the obvious candidate..


18 posted on 05/28/2013 11:51:57 AM PDT by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: SeekAndFind

19 posted on 05/28/2013 11:52:06 AM PDT by cll (I am the warrant and the sanction)
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To: SeekAndFind
The Rodham biopic, according to film writer Young il-Kim, will tackle the early stages of Hillary Clinton's career in Washington when she was a legal counsel.

Will it address how she was kicked off the Nixon/Watergate investigation for abuses and ethical lapses?

20 posted on 05/28/2013 11:52:10 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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Is Bea Arthur available?


21 posted on 05/28/2013 11:52:20 AM PDT by drewh
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To: SeekAndFind

22 posted on 05/28/2013 11:53:05 AM PDT by paterfamilias
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To: SeekAndFind

They have GOT to be joking!


23 posted on 05/28/2013 11:53:34 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: SeekAndFind

This film is all about publicity for Hillary, and you can bet your bottom dollar that it’s going to be favorable to her overall. There will be very little bad press involved with this. It’s intended to bolster her chances in 2016.


24 posted on 05/28/2013 11:53:34 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: tennmountainman; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows
Who is going to play Hillary’s lesbo lovers?

It will be a composite...


25 posted on 05/28/2013 11:53:37 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: SeekAndFind
They need to look for a younger version of Rodham who also can not act.


26 posted on 05/28/2013 11:53:43 AM PDT by Slyfox (The red face of shame is proof that the conscience is still operational.)
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Kathy Bates

27 posted on 05/28/2013 11:54:44 AM PDT by tx_eggman (Liberalism is only possible in that moment when a man chooses Barabas over Christ.)
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To: Cowboy Bob

+1


28 posted on 05/28/2013 11:55:06 AM PDT by Obadiah (What is twisted cannot be straightened...)
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To: a fool in paradise
Those pants just dare you to look into the gates of hell.
29 posted on 05/28/2013 11:55:13 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Choose one: the yellow and black flag of the Tea Party or the white flag of the Republican Party.)
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To: SeekAndFind

The actress who played Nurse Ratchett


30 posted on 05/28/2013 11:55:53 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: a fool in paradise

Does the carpet match the drapes?

;^)


31 posted on 05/28/2013 11:55:58 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: tx_eggman
I was just looking for a picture of her. The nation is tied down and she has the hammer of Hillarycare to smash our ankles.
32 posted on 05/28/2013 11:56:25 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Choose one: the yellow and black flag of the Tea Party or the white flag of the Republican Party.)
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To: a fool in paradise

33 posted on 05/28/2013 11:57:16 AM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: tx_eggman

Can’t remember the actress’s name, but she played Big Nurse. Was that One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest?


34 posted on 05/28/2013 11:57:21 AM PDT by Twotone (Marte Et Clypeo)
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To: Slyfox; Revolting cat!; Daffynition
Q: Who?

A:


35 posted on 05/28/2013 11:57:43 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: apoxonu

Helen Thomas got my vote.


36 posted on 05/28/2013 11:58:07 AM PDT by IM2MAD (IM2MAD=Individual Motivated 2 Make A Difference)
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To: SeekAndFind

Helen Thomas


37 posted on 05/28/2013 11:58:17 AM PDT by ZULU ((See: http://gatesofvienna.net/))
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To: a fool in paradise

LOL!


38 posted on 05/28/2013 11:58:37 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If you think ObamaCare is a train wreck, wait until you see the amnesty bill.)
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To: SeekAndFind
It probably says more about me than about any of these talented (?) actresses but the only one I could pick out of a lineup is Reese Witherspoon. I maybe could pick her.

but Scarlett Johansson, Amanda Seyfried and Jessica Chastain?
Not a clue.

39 posted on 05/28/2013 11:59:18 AM PDT by Tupelo (The Government lies, then the media lies to cover up the government lies.)
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40 posted on 05/28/2013 11:59:33 AM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: SeekAndFind

You need someone equally revolting. Kathy Griffin.


41 posted on 05/28/2013 11:59:43 AM PDT by xp38
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To: Revolting cat!
Maybe they could find a dramatic chipmunk.


42 posted on 05/28/2013 12:00:08 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: SeekAndFind

My vote goes for Broderick Crawford


43 posted on 05/28/2013 12:01:05 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: a fool in paradise

44 posted on 05/28/2013 12:02:45 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: All

45 posted on 05/28/2013 12:03:02 PM PDT by mmichaels1970
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Can’t remember the actress’s name, but she played Big Nurse. Was that One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest?

She won the Oscar for playing Nurse Ratched -- LOUISE FLETCHER
46 posted on 05/28/2013 12:03:05 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

I think Helen Thomas should play the part.


47 posted on 05/28/2013 12:03:31 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: SeekAndFind
"''Rodham' is 'a journey of a woman who was torn between her personal desires and her professional ambition..."

Yeah. That's compelling cinematic storytellin', right there.
What's on cable tonight?

48 posted on 05/28/2013 12:04:02 PM PDT by alancarp (Obama will grab your guns and ship them to Mexican drug mobs.)
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To: Tupelo

RE: but Scarlett Johansson, Amanda Seyfried and Jessica Chastain?
Not a clue.

POST #15 above show their respective pictures.


49 posted on 05/28/2013 12:04:33 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind
Being serious for a minute, here's who I'd cast.

Laura Linney

50 posted on 05/28/2013 12:05:00 PM PDT by Bratch
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