Will ‘Rodham’ Affect Hillary Clinton In 2016?

Hillary Clinton’s next run for the White House could be battling Hollywood as well as the Republicans in 2016. A feature film from the producers of The Twilight Saga about the former Secretary of State’s early life looks set to come out just as the primaries begin heating up in the next election. And even though Rodham, from writer Young II Kim’s 2012 winning Black List script, is about the Clintons’ early years, it certainly will remind people of the couple’s history especially their public soap opera during the 1990s. Marty Bowen’s and Wyck Godfrey’s Temple Hill Entertainment and managers The Arlook Group have just attached Spectacular Now director James Ponsoldt to helm. Both the writer and the director are repped by UTA. The producers are looking to get Hillary cast before they start shopping the film to financiers and studios. The movie focuses on the early 1970s and Hillary’s personal battle between her own political ambitions and her desire to marry her equally ambitious Yale Law boyfriend Bill Clinton. (more…)

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