Saturday, March 29, 2008

Spacey to star in HBO's 'Recount'

Leary, Dern, Hurt also join election drama


Kevin Spacey, Laura Dern, Denis Leary, John Hurt, Tom Wilkinson, Ed Begley Jr. and Bob Balaban will star in HBO Films' "Recount," the drama about the Florida results in the 2000 presidential election.

Jay Roach is directing a script written by Danny Strong.

"Recount," which will begin shooting next month in Florida, will air during the heat of the presidential campaign in 2008.

Spacey stars as Ron Klain, former chief of staff to vice president Al Gore and one of the lead attorneys who challenged the voting results in Florida.

Dern plays Katherine Harris, the secretary of state of Florida who became the center of controversy when she certified that George W. Bush had won the state...[Open in new window]


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