Hillary Rodham Clinton

James Ponsoldt to Direct Hillary Clinton Biopic ‘Rodham’

James Ponsoldt to Direct Hillary Clinton Biopic ‘Rodham’

James Ponsoldt, the director behind Smashed and The Spectacular Now, has signed on to helm the Hillary Rodham Clinton biopic Rodham.

He will be working from a screenplay by South Korean writer Young Il Kim, which was ranked fourth on the 2012 Black List. Set during the time of the Watergate scandal, the story will follow Hillary as the youngest lawyer chosen for the House Judiciary Committee to Impeach Nixon. She will fight to choose between a career at the White House and unresolved feelings for former boyfriend Bill Clinton, who will be teaching law in Arkansas during the timeline of the movie.

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