There Could Be a Hollywood Hillary Movie

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during a performance where she was honored at the 40th anniversary celebration of the Children's Defense Fund at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 in Washington. Clinton joined CDF as a young staff attorney out of law school, became a board member, and ultimately board chair, until she became First Lady. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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    NBC and CNN couldn’t do it, but Hollywood wants to take on Hillary Clinton. A real, feature film—titled Rodham—about the former Secretary of State has quietly been moving forward, The New York Times reports on Wednesday. The film is considered to be a much more personal look at Clinton and will focus on her years as a young lawyer during the Watergate era. The film is based on a script by screenwriter Young Il Kim, and is set to be directed by James Ponsoldt, the director of this summer's The Spectacular Now. Given that Clinton’s allies allegedly helped kill the other two projects, Rodham’s creators are hoping it will succeed since it focuses on an earlier point in her life.

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