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Old January 15 2011, 08:37 PM   #31
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Bill Pullman!
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Old January 15 2011, 08:48 PM   #32
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President Ford!

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Old January 15 2011, 08:55 PM   #33
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and no bad mouth the second greatest american president in history!
Ok I'll bite, then who is #1?
Benjamin Franklin!
No! Captain Robau!
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Old January 28 2011, 04:28 AM   #34
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Benjamin Walker (Flags of Our Fathers) is Abraham Lincoln (of the special Vampire killing variety).

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He's a nobody, basically.
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Old January 28 2011, 05:14 AM   #35
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He was once slated to appear as Dr. Hank McCoy/Beast in X-Men: First Class but had to drop-out due to portraying Andrew Jackson in a musical. I guess the guy has some presidential inclinations.
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Old January 28 2011, 05:28 AM   #36
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Great choice. The book was great fun. Can't wait to see this.
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Old January 28 2011, 05:35 AM   #37
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The ending was great. Can't wait to see that realized on screen.
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Old January 28 2011, 06:13 AM   #38
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When I saw his mug shot, I wasn't quite convinced. But then...

"Those wealthy New England Congress fucks would rather tax us and play polo all day than defend the frontier!" "Who am I? I'm Andrew FUCKING Jackson!"

Yep. He's the man for the job. A very well developed sense of Presidential-level absurdity.

And as a nice bonus, he looks a lot like a young Liam Neeson, so we can watch both Lincoln flicks while maintaining a seamless illusion of canonicity.
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Old March 3 2011, 10:16 PM   #39
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Trent Reznor will be scoring the movie and will act. This movie keeps getting better and better. So stoked for this.

http://www.cinemablend.com/new/Trent...ter-23470.html
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Old March 4 2011, 12:08 AM   #40
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http://www.horror-asylum.com/news/article.asp?item=7872

Ben Walker will star as the prez accompanied by his smoking hot first lady played by Mary Elizabeth Winstead. They'll be joined by Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie and Jimmi Simpson.
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Old March 4 2011, 12:35 AM   #41
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http://www.horror-asylum.com/news/article.asp?item=7872

Ben Walker will star as the prez accompanied by his smoking hot first lady played by Mary Elizabeth Winstead. They'll be joined by Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie and Jimmi Simpson.
Wait a minute... Mary Elizabeth Winstead is Mary Todd Lincoln? One of probably the least attractive first ladies ever? Kudos Hollywood.
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Old March 4 2011, 04:05 AM   #42
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Trent Reznor and Jimmi Simpson? This could be the best movie in history!
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Old March 8 2011, 12:45 AM   #43
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Trent Reznor will be scoring the movie and will act. This movie keeps getting better and better. So stoked for this.

http://www.cinemablend.com/new/Trent...ter-23470.html

WTF?! act?
Trent step away from the Oscar, now...


jk- but seriously if he wears period clothing & grows his hair out again for this I think Ill sh*t a brick...
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Old March 8 2011, 12:46 AM   #44
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There was a report today from Trent saying that his role was meant to be a cameo and a surprise. So I guess the media got it leaked or something.
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Old March 12 2011, 07:49 AM   #45
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Reznor clarifies (AV Club):

He had been considering taking on the project at the time of the media leak but “hadn't made up my mind completely, because various aspects of the project were changing”—although he admitted he still felt the need to give credence to the rumor earlier in the week, as “at that moment I thought I would be doing it.” (He adds, “Confused yet? Apparently I am.”) Anyway, it’s a moot point now, as Reznor has confirmed he will be neither acting in nor scoring the film.
"Basically, I came to my senses, realized that this project is asininely stupid, and pulled out before my dignity became permanently tarnished, much like David O. Russell and that Pride and Zombies abortion."
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