Oliver Stone's 'W': The NPR Interpretation The BPP staff dramatizes the opening scene from the widely leaked script to Oliver Stone's George Bush biopic, W, which is set to start filming late this month.
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Oliver Stone's 'W': The NPR Interpretation

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Oliver Stone's 'W': The NPR Interpretation

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"Bush," a draft of a screenplay widely leaked to the press. Oliver Stone is said to be directing a film about the last eight years in the White House. hide caption

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What looks like an early draft of the screenplay for Oliver Stone's movie W — a biopic about President George W. Bush — has been leaked to ABC News. The Guardian has reported on it, and so has Slate. The Hollywood Reporter put up a couple scenes online.

The BPP staff decided dramatize the opening scene from the movie, which is set to start filming late this month.

On our blog, an open thread: Decide for yourselves whether this seems like the real screenplay.

A full list of players follows:

Stage directions: Jacob Ganz

Chief speechwriter: Laura Conaway

Karl Rove: Ian Chillag

George Bush: Win Rosenfeld

Condoleezza Rice: Tricia McKinney

Stephen Hadley: Angela Ellis