Movie News

Unlike Bill and Monica, Hilary’s NBC biopic won’t be coming anytime soon

Unlike Bill and Monica, Hilary’s NBC biopic won’t be coming anytime soon
Caffeinated Clint

No Emmy for Diane, then?

The Hollywood Reporter says NBC’s “Hilary”, a reportedly factualized account of Ms Rodham-Clinton (Diane Lane was attached to play the part), has been cancelled due to a political shitstorm that started brewing the moment the network announced it.

Courtney Hunt’S Script reportedly fixed on “Clinton’s life as a wife, mother, politician and cabinet member from 1998 to the present. The script would have started with Clinton living in the White House as her husband Bill Clinton is serving the second of his two terms as president and would have included her likely run for president”, according to the trade.

The Republican National Committee voted Aug. 16 to boycott NBC during their presidential campaign, even though the 4-hour bio hadn’t yet been put into production, but the stance was enough to scare the network into reconsidering their plan.

Only person I feel sorry for here is Rosie O’Donnell, who was no doubt a lock to play Monica Lewinsky.

These ideas do, er, come and go. Sure to be something of a similar ilk on screens eventually.

Share this story!Share on FacebookShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on PinterestDigg thisBuffer this pagePrint this pageShare on LinkedIn
(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)
Movie News
Caffeinated Clint
@http://www.twitter.com/clintmoviehole

Clint is the creator, editor and maintainer of Moviehole.

More in Movie News

heroes

Greg Grunberg returns for Heroes Reborn

Ashleigh DaviesMay 22, 2015
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 18: Melissa Benoist attends the "Glee" 100th Episode Celebration held at Chateau Marmont on March 18, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)

Melissa Benoist joins Lowriders

Ashleigh DaviesMay 22, 2015
mxxl

Abs are out on new Magic Mike XXL poster

Ashleigh DaviesMay 22, 2015
world-war-z04

World War Z 2 will open June 2017

Ashleigh DaviesMay 22, 2015
reese-witherspoon-1024

Reese Witherspoon is Disney’s Tinker Bell

Ashleigh DaviesMay 22, 2015
DOPE

Trailer: Dope

Ashleigh DaviesMay 21, 2015
ShaunTheSheepMovie_DomTeaser - Copy

Trailer & Poster: Shaun The Sheep Movie

Ashleigh DaviesMay 21, 2015
bluedog

Brown, Jarratt, Isaacs lead Red Dog prequel

Caffeinated ClintMay 21, 2015
peggtrek

NextStar Trek won’t be very Star Trek-y

Caffeinated ClintMay 21, 2015