July 29, 2013 1:54:55 pm
Unfaithful star Diane Lane is all set to portray former US First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in a new TV mini-series.
Lane will take on the title role in the forthcoming NBC network show Hillary. Director Courtney Hunt will document Clinton’s life as a “wife,mother,politician and cabinet member from 1998 to the present” in the script,Contactmusic reported.
The producers are yet to find an actor to play former President Bill Clinton in the four-hour long series.
“President Clinton,we haven’t cast yet. We literally just closed the deals (for the show) and haven’t written the script. All that will be determined,” NBC President Bob Greenblatt said.
Hillary’s life story has been attracting Hollywood’s attention for some time. Rodham,a script by Young II Kim from South Korea,features in Hollywood’s all important The
Kim’s script is about a 20-something Hillary at the beginning of her career and romance with Clinton.
An annual poll of nearly 300 film executives decide their favorite scripts in the Black List. Films that have made to the list at the script level include Oscar-winners The Social
Network and The King’s Speech.
Hollywood beauties who have been linked to play Hillary feature names like Reese Witherspoon,Amanda Seyfried and
Scarlett Johansson. Zero Dark Thirty star Jessica Chastain,another favourite,denied recently that she is in the race.
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