In December last year, the text of a comedy about the life and career of Ronald Reagan was included in the Black List of the best scripts in Hollywood, and in the spring of 2016 it faced public disagreement from the president's relatives. Since then, nothing has been heard about the tape in which Reagan may have played Will Ferrell. But news comes from the camp of another, dramatic, project about the life of the head of the American state. According to The Hollywood Reporter , the tape titled " Reagan ", which has been in the works for more than two years, found the director in the person of Sean McNamara .|
Biopic will tell about the 40th US President on behalf of a KGB agent who has been following him for several decades. He was instructed to keep an eye on Reagan when he was the last President of the US Screen Actors Guild. The play, written by Howard Klausner (Letter of Mercy), already has several actors: young Reagan will be played by David Henry ("How I Met Your Mother" / How I Met Your Mother ), and the General Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee Leonid Brezhnev will portray Robert Davi ("Tough Guys"). The film is produced by Mark Joseph and Ralph Winter.
McNamara , best known as the director of Soul Surfer and Robot Life, recently completed another ambitious fantasy adventure Moon and Sun, starring Pierce Brosnan and William Hurt ... According to the steering film " Reagan ", the project will carry special significance for him: "In 1981, I was involved in the sound component of the presidential inauguration ceremony, and I was fortunate enough to stand literally three meters from Ronald . He seemed charming to me, and I will try to present his story as believable as possible. ”
According to the publication, the production budget for the independent film is $ 25 million , and filming is due in early 2017.
The Topic of Article: A director found for Reagan's serious biopic.