HBO has announced that Julianne Moore has signed to play former Alaska governor Sarah Palin in an upcoming movie “Game Change.”
The new project is based on Mark Halperin and John Heilemann’s book that follows Sen. John McCain’s campaign, from his selection of a then-largely unknown Palin as his running mate to their ultimate loss toPresident Barack Obama.
Jay Roach will direct “Game Change” from a script by Danny Strong. They previously worked together on HBO’s 2008 political movie “Recount,
following the 2000 presidential race between Al Gore and George W. Bush and won three Emmys. Roach will also executive produce and Strong will co-executive produce.
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