Senator Patrick Leahy has a brief appearance in the new Batman film and his political peers are clamoring for equal Hollywood time.
Hillary Clinton plans a starring role in The Loneliness of a Long Distance Runner. Ted Kennedy is campaigning for a part in The Days of Wine and Roses and the lead in The Swimmer. Charlie Rangel is up for a role in The Apartment.
Not to be outdone the Presidential candidates have their eyes on some choice spots in upcoming films. Rumor has it that Barack Obama will appear in Out of Africa and John McCain will be an technical advisor on 10,001 BC.
Curiosity about Bush administration officials in the movie madness has bred a series of speculations. Dick Cheney is said to be the voice of Elmer Fudd in A Hunting We Will Go. Condoleezza Rice will appear in the new Planet of the Apes and W himself is said to be sifting through numerous scripts. The sequel to Dumb and Dumber, tentatively entitled Dumbest of All is said to be the front runner for the soon to be ex-President.