Richard Dreyfus Is Dick Cheney in ‘W’

The actor signs on to portray the current Vice-President of the United States.
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Richard Dreyfus Is Dick Cheney in ‘W’

Movie Picture Josh Brolin, meet your new Vice-President. According to The Hollywood Reporter, actor Richard Dreyfus has signed on for the role of Vice-President Dick Cheney in Oliver Stone's George W. Bush biopic, W.

This is the last major role to be cast, with Dreyfus joining an administration that includes Josh Brolin as current President George W. Bush, Thandie Newton as Condoleeza Rice and Elizabeth Banks as the First Lady Laura Bush.

Filming will begin this month in Shreveport, Louisiana. The production has received a waiver from SAG, due to the possibility of an actors strike. The film is tenatively set for an October release, just before the November elections and a DVD will be released in January, just before Bush leaves the Oval Office.

W. was released October 17th, 2008.

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  • flrep07 • 7 years ago

    he has been in Poseidon. i dont think i spelled it right, but w.e. and he was in a movie that i watched in school called Mr. Holland's Opus. its a long movie, i wouldnt exactly recommend it.

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    • vampire2000 • 7 years ago

      I'm not to familiar with anything Dreyfus has been in, but I do know the name, I've heard it alot. So this is a Hunting/Murder movie right? O.o' XD

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      • flrep07 • 7 years ago

        ohh cool. finally, im seeing more mccain supporters! having an interest in politics runs in my family. i really get into it and discuss it with anyone.

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        • insertusernamehere • 7 years ago

          My dad likes mccain too.

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          • flrep07 • 7 years ago

            yeah i know, this sucks ass. well, i like mccain cuz of his history, his honesty, and his integrity as a candidate. i have to choose a side (even though it doesnt count) either way.

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            • insertusernamehere • 7 years ago

              I don't like any of them, so i don't care, but were not old enough to vote anyway! lol

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              • flrep07 • 7 years ago

                yeah i know, major bummer.... McCain is gonna kick his ass in the debates. cant wait! lol.

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                • insertusernamehere • 7 years ago

                  Obama's a secret muslim...who just clinched the nomination lol

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                  • flrep07 • 7 years ago

                    i do not really like the fact that Obama is a "fresh new start". i prefer more of " finish what we started and move on". i do not trust obama at all, from what he has said and from what his "friends" has said, im not 100% sure he is honest. but yeah, i have to admit that i prefer McCain and want him to win. I think he can help America from its present situation and improve it.

                    nice punisher pic by the way.

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                    • radimus-83 • 7 years ago

                      the prob with america getting a bad rap is cause it is one of the leading countries. when it comes to money world wide, what ever problems america are having affects everybody across the globe. with a bit of luck it will get orted in the near future, cause at thios moment (ireland/britain anyway) the price of living is through the roof and alot of it has come from certain things going wrong in america.

                      as for your next president, 2 years ago it looked a cert that Clinton was gonna be the next president. but Obama from what i've seen and read might be what the U.S.A needs, a fresh approach to a more updated world. but i don't really care, so long as they can sort their economy out.

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                      • flrep07 • 7 years ago

                        yeah sorry about that, i meant to say 300 million, but by accident i moved a decimal to the left. i found out that there is a total of 304 million people in america. "the United States maintains the highest labor productivity in the world." There are two lower classes (under the rich and the medium): the working poor (13%) and a largely unemployed underclass (12%). In total, out of all the people in our country, there is a 25% of poor people, only 12% unemployed. Out of all three million citizens in the United States, you are going to tell me that we are doing bad? about 36 million people are unemployed, but most of them either dropped out of school, never finished university or probably cant get a job because of certain reasons like pregnancy or taking care of a offspring and other reasons. When you compare our statistics with other ones, we are not the poorest country in the world, we are one of the couple that are succeeding technologically and yes our economy is not 100% stable, but it will be soon. People and the media tend to blow things over proportion. In any matter, i do not want Obama to win at all. If by any chance at all clinton wins, it will not be the worst thing in the world.

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                        • radimus-83 • 7 years ago

                          lmao, you reckon there is only 3 million poor people in america? haha, look it up and you'll see there is close to 40 million homless and poor! and i can tell you there about 300 million people in america, NOT 3 billion! so you average 1 in 7 americans are poor!

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                          • flrep07 • 7 years ago

                            one more thing: Tar Heels suck!!! Lol. i dont care if you dont go to that school, they still suck.

                            oh and i heard that most of NC is pro-Obama. americans these days are ignorant!

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                            • hyperion25 • 7 years ago

                              You know, there are such thing as poor people in this country, in fact most people in this country are poor, not everyone can up and leave..where is someone who works a minimum wage job with a family going to get the money to stay in a hotel room for an indefinite amount of time, in fact, where is any normal person going to get that much money. There was a discussion on CNN 3 days ago where this Republican guy was trying to tie Obama to Weather Underground and the host was quick to point out that Republicans have accepted money from the group too, he did not deny it. And your confusing me and radimus, I'm from North Carolina NOT Ireland.

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                              • flrep07 • 7 years ago

                                ohh and you said "our own soil"! do not give me that bullsh*t about you being IRELAND. frankly, any other person that doesnt live in this country wouldnt have cared to discuss this topic any longer. say what you will, but im not buying into your whole propaganda.

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                                • flrep07 • 7 years ago

                                  I dont see your point in the hurricane topic. People have money, yes? Then, dont be a cheapass and go save yourself, go to a hotel in a northern, safer area than New Orleans. And dont give me that bullsh*t about people not knowing it was going to be that bad. It was a powerful category 5, the highest it can go, getting more powerful in the gulf of mexico, and the whole city is BELOW SEA LEVEL. i dont hangout with people that say stupid sh*t or do not think the same way i do (except for the whole spider-man thing). And you say that who dont abandon people because of what they say, then what was the whole deal with Obama not speaking to his reverend anymore. plus, obama has a bitch for a wife who also is un-patriotic whor* and all the people around him do is talk sh*t about america. yeah, where did you here about the republican thing and accepting that *sshole's money when people like John McCain is atleast a true patriot and stands up for his country and tries to protect it instead of hurting it like Barrack Obama.

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                                  • hyperion25 • 7 years ago

                                    And in November it's going to be Obama (or Clinton, please God no) not Obama's Reverend. Everyone has friends who have bullsh*t opinions, but even if you don't agree with them you aren't going to abandon the person who married you and your wife and christened your children.

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                                    • hyperion25 • 7 years ago

                                      i don't understand your argument about New Orleans, just because it's a natural disaster we shouldn't have rushed to help? When there are Americans dying? It's pretty understandable that everyone did not evacuate, no one thought the storm would be that bad, and even if they did..where would they go? I don't know where you live but if a hurricane was coming and I knew it was going to tear my sh*t up I would have to stay there because I would have nowhere to go, it's not like the government set up any camps beforehand. Where are you going to put an entire city of people? The government's reaction time was absolutely ridiculous, We can put troops on the ground anywhere in the world in less than 48 hours but it takes us a week to get somewhere on our own soil?

                                      And correct me if I'm wrong but I assume with your whole Obama's friend trying to bomb the Pentagon thing you are referring to the Weather Underground. Yes it's true that they have tried to bomb buildings before and that they have donated money to Obama in the past, but guess what, they have donated money to plenty of Republican campaigns and the candidates have gladly accepted the money.

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                                      • flrep07 • 7 years ago

                                        ? lol

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                                        • radimus-83 • 7 years ago

                                          wow. im stunned and utterly shocked that a "guy" would publicly tell people he's a holiday rep!!

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