"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.
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