Julianne Moore - Julianne Moore To Play 'Idiosyncratic' Sarah Palin In Game Change


HBO have released a trailer for the forthcoming TV drama Game Change, in which Julianne Moore plays the role of Sarah Palin. Palin was the governor of Alaska before she became John MCCain's vice presidential candidate for the Republican Party in the 2008 elections in the United States. The trailer depicts Sarah Palin as a rather hapless puppet, who disappoints her fellow party members. It recalls some of her more embarrassing political moments - such as the time she told reporters that you could see Russia from the shores of Alaska - and follows her along the campaign trail, on the verge of a nervous breakdown.
The Oscar nominated Julianne Moore is joined onscreen by Woody Harrelson and Ed Harris and the show is scheduled for release on March 10, 2012 in the United States. With Tom Hanks on board as an executive producer, it is expected to attract a huge number of viewers. The show is based on a book by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, which LA Times say has already been criticised by the real Sarah Palin for being inaccurate.
Moore spoke to presenters on The View about working on the role, saying that she had to go through two and a half hours of make-up and said that it was tough portraying somebody so "well known, so idiosyncratic and so present" and explained that she felt a responsibility to be accurate in that portrayal.


Contactmusic

Tags: Julianne Moore - Sarah Palin - Woody Harrelson - Ed Harris - Tom Hanks

Advertisement

More Julianne Moore

'Maps to the Stars': The Movie That Took 20 Years To Write [Trailer + Pictures]

Ok, so David Cronenberg's latest movie Maps to the Stars - which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in May - will more than likely...

Maps To The Stars Trailer

Havana Segrand (Julianne Moore) is an actress struggling with her insecurities and desperate to reprise her late mother Clarice's star role in the remake of...

A Week In Movies: Get On Up Premieres, Cooper Cooks In London, Trailers For Tusk, Mockingjay, The Hobbit And Mad Max

The stars came out for the New York premiere this week of Get on Up, starring Chadwick Boseman as Godfather of Soul James Brown. He...

The First Mockingjay Teaser Isn't The Trailer Fans Wanted, But The Trailer They Needed [Trailer + Pictures]

In case you’ve had no access to WiFi since the weekend (poor thing), the big thing is the first teaser trailer for The Hunger Games:...

Advertisement

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 'Our Leader The Mockingjay' Trailer

Katniss Everdeen has survived the latest political disaster of Panem following the shocking 75th Hunger Games. Her home, District 12, has been destroyed with her...

The New Mockingjay Trailer Will Make Your Heart Weep

Another Comic-Con, another Hunger Games trailer. Not that we mind, of course, the Capitol propaganda teasers were so cool that everyone has been itching for...

Toronto Film Festival Unveils Line-Up

David Cronenberg's new film Maps to the Stars which stunned critics at Cannes and features Julianne Moore and Robert Pattinson will screen alongside another Cannes...

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 - 'Mockingjay Lives' Teaser Trailer Trailer

Following Katniss Everdeen's escape from the catastrophic 75th Hunger Games with mentor Haymitch and two of her Games partners Finnick and Beetee, she is reunited...

Advertisement

Comments

Bubbabhai's picture

Bubbabhai

Faded, frumpy Julianne Moore cannot portray gorgeous Gov. Sarah Palin with any degree of credibility. Moore is neither young enough nor pretty enough, and she has none of Super Sarah's sparkling charisma.
Import Source: 
comments.nsf
Import Date: 
1337376451

2 years 7 months ago
Report
View Comments

Bubbabhai's picture

Bubbabhai

Faded, frumpy Julianne Moore cannot portray gorgeous Gov. Sarah Palin with any degree of credibility. Moore is neither young enough nor pretty enough, and she has none of Super Sarah's sparkling charisma.
Import Source: 
comments.nsf
Import Date: 
1337722146

2 years 7 months ago
Report
View Comments

Bubbabhai's picture

Bubbabhai

Faded, frumpy Julianne Moore cannot portray gorgeous Gov. Sarah Palin with any degree of credibility. Moore is neither young enough nor pretty enough, and she has none of Super Sarah's sparkling charisma.
Import Source: 
comments.nsf
Import Date: 
1337462852

2 years 7 months ago
Report
View Comments

Bubbabhai's picture

Bubbabhai

Faded, frumpy Julianne Moore cannot portray gorgeous Gov. Sarah Palin with any degree of credibility. Moore is neither young enough nor pretty enough, and she has none of Super Sarah's sparkling charisma.
Import Source: 
comments.nsf
Import Date: 
1337635737

2 years 7 months ago
Report
View Comments

Bubbabhai's picture

Bubbabhai

Faded, frumpy Julianne Moore cannot portray gorgeous Gov. Sarah Palin with any degree of credibility. Moore is neither young enough nor pretty enough, and she has none of Super Sarah's sparkling charisma.
Import Source: 
comments.nsf
Import Date: 
1337290032

2 years 7 months ago
Report
View Comments

Bubbabhai's picture

Bubbabhai

Faded, frumpy Julianne Moore cannot portray gorgeous Gov. Sarah Palin with any degree of credibility. Moore is neither young enough nor pretty enough, and she has none of Super Sarah's sparkling charisma.
Import Source: 
comments.nsf
Import Date: 
1337808546

2 years 7 months ago
Report
View Comments

Bubbabhai's picture

Bubbabhai

Faded, frumpy Julianne Moore cannot portray gorgeous Gov. Sarah Palin with any degree of credibility. Moore is neither young enough nor pretty enough, and she has none of Super Sarah's sparkling charisma.
Import Source: 
comments.nsf
Import Date: 
1337549231

2 years 7 months ago
Report
View Comments

Julianne Moore Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Julianne Moore

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All