Elizabeth Banks to play Laura Bush

Banks and Bush

So, apparently Oliver Stone is directing a biopic about the Bush presidency (it's called "W") and he's cast Pittsfield's Elizabeth Banks as Laura Bush. OK, we can see it. But it's going to take some work. As someone once noted, the First Lady "frequently appears as though she's had a run-in with a zealous taxidermist." So, that might take some extra time in makeup.

Banks photo: David Shankbone
Bush photo: Flickr user RBerteig, used under a CC license

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