Sam Rockwell plays George W. Bush in the movie about Dick Cheney
The Green Mile actor Sam Rockwell is George W. Bush play in Cheney, the film revolves around the former vice president of the United States.
Earlier it was announced that Christian Bale (The Dark Knight) the role of Dick Cheney is going to play. Also Steve Carell, Amy Adams and Bill Pullman are in the biography-movie.
The pictures of Cheney starting in september, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
The direction is in the hands of Adam McKay (The Big Short). The film follows the life of the now 76-year-old politician, including his time in the White House about the attacks on september 11.
McKay calls Dick Cheney the most powerful politician in modern American history. “Cheney has always fascinated me. Initially, I wondered what drives him, but when we started to dig, I was surprised about his influence, how he was modern America has formed and how shocking his methods were that he came to power.”
Dick Cheney was vice president under George Bush from 2001 to 2009. He was one of the leading figures and advocates for the invasion of Iraq, the country which according to him had weapons of mass destruction.