Julianne Moore Set To Play Sarah Palin In HBO Film

March 10, 2011 |  by  |  Breaking News, Entertainment
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Does Julianne Moore look like Sarah Palin? A little? If you squint? Well, you’ll get to see Hollywood stylists work their magic and turn actress Julianne Moore into the Alaskan former VP hopeful in an upcoming HBO film about the 2008 election.

Keep reading for more on Julianne Moore and her new project!

The HBO film entitled Game Change is based on a book by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann that focuses on Senator John McCain’s presidential run from beginning to end. The network is teaming up director Jay Roach and screenwriter Danny Strong who worked together on the 2008 HBO film Recount.

Tina Fey took on the role of playing the former Alaska governor on Saturday Night Live and while many thought Fey would be the obvious choice, producers most likely wanted someone who could bring a more serious side to the role. Julianne Moore was the perfect choice. As a four time Oscar nominee (hasn’t managed to win yet), Moore has what it takes to nail this role.

And what about Sarah Palin? Most recently, she has been appearing on the Fox News Channel and before that, she starred in a TLC series about her life appropriately named Sarah Palin’s Alaska.

Do you think Julianne Moore will do the role justice? Can’t wait to find out.


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