Thursday, February 2, 2012
If Newt Gingrich’s life story ends up on the big screen, the former House speaker wants actor Brad Pitt to play his part. In an interview with the “Rich Stevens Radio Show” on Tuesday, the Republican presidential candidate was asked, "If Hollywood was going to do a movie about your life, who would you like to see play the lead role?"
"Oh, in my fantasy life? Brad Pitt ... why not?” Gingrich replied. But its not because he thinks Pitt bears any resemblance. "No, I don’t look like him at all,” said Gingrich. “He's thinner, he's better looking, he's younger. But you asked me if I had anyone who could play me in a movie, why not go for Brad Pitt? Look if you’re gonna go for it … You gotta relax and just, you know, let your imagination soar.”
As Juno would say, "Dream Big."
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
HBO’s upcoming movie “Game Change,” which zeroes in on John McCain’s 2008 presidential run, paints a less-than-flattering picture of his running mate, Sarah Palin, a new trailer shows. In the clip from the film — which is based on the bestselling book by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann — actress Julianne Moore, as Palin, joins the campaign and, subsequently, melts down under too much pressure: