Recent reports track petite celebrities Reese Witherspoon (5’1″), Scarlet Johansson (5’2″), Amanda Seyfried (5’3″) and Jessica Chastain (5’3″) are reportedly among the A-list petite actresses that are in the running to play former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in the upcoming biopic about her life – “Rodham.”
The political drama is set for release around the 2016 presidential election for the highly coveted role that centers around the Clinton’s marriage to President Bill Clinton. It will also cover her time as an upcoming 26-year-old Washington lawyer. The
“They’re all wonderful actresses. We’re very fortunate that a lot of really great actors are interested in playing these roles. We’re in an enviable position,” “Rodham” director James Ponstoldt told the Independent.
The film will reflect Clinton’s rise as an upcoming law school student at Yale Law School in the 1970’s. Earlier this month a copy of the screenplay was obtained by the Daily Beast and some of the film’s more risqué elements, including its depiction of the burgeoning relationship between Clinton and a young University of Arkansas Assistant Law Professor Bill Clinton.
“Regardless of peoples’ political affiliation or how they feel about Hillary Clinton, you don’t find people who question the quality of her intelligence or her drive. I want a wonderful actress who could embody that,” Ponstoldt said.
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