The President's parents have been cast. According to Variety, Oliver Stone has signed on James Cromwell and Ellen Burstyn to portray former President George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush in W, his biopic of current President George W. Bush.

Josh Brolin and Elizabeth Banks have already been cast as George W. and Laura Bush. Stone will direct and co-wrote the script with Stanley Weiser.

They are aiming at a start date for principal photography at the end of April in Shreveport Louisiana. The film was previously called Bush, but recently the project has been referred to simply as W.