3/26/2008

W

Oliver Stone is making W, a biopic of current US president George W. Bush. Josh Brolin and Elizabeth Banks have already been been cast as Bush and wis wife Laura. Stone co-wrote the screenplay with Stanley Weiser; they also collaborated on 1987's Wall Street. Filming starts in Shreveport, LA, late next month.
Brolin plays another civil servant in Gus Van Sant's upcoming Milk: Dan White, the San Franciso supervisor who assassinated Harvey Milk, California's first openly gay elected official, and San Francisco mayor George Moscone in 1978.

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