Oscar nominee Julianne Moore has landed the starring role of Sarah Palin in HBO’s adaptation of the bestselling book Game Change.
Moore (Boogie Nights, Eagle Eye) will take the sure-to-be-buzzed-about role of the Alaska Governor and vice presidential nominee in the HBO film.
Look at it this way: Given that “Game Change” portrays Palin as a prima donna at war with her own campaign, wouldn’t you rather have a left-leaning actress in the role? If it’s going to be a hit job, let them own it. Why cast a conservative like Patrician Heaton when you know she’ll only end up having to play Palin as a shrieking doofus?
Over at Ricochet, Andrew Klavan wonders when we’ll get to see that Kennedys miniseries and the Path to 9/11 again. Exit question: Never mind casting Obama. Who’s going to play the real star of “Game Change,” i.e. John “Silky Pony” Edwards?