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Christian Bale, Steve Carrell and Amy Adams to star in Adam McKay's Dick Cheney comedy biopic
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Christian Bale, Steve Carrell and Amy Adams to star in Adam McKay's Dick Cheney comedy biopic

Christian Bale, Steve Carrell and Amy Adams are onboard to star in a new biopic of former US President Dick Cheney. 

Adam McKay, who directed Carrell and Bale in hit financial drama The Big Short, has also worked with Adams on racing comedy Talladega Nights. 

According to Variety,  Bale is on board to play the former vice president, while Carell would portray Secretary Of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, and Adams would play Lynne Cheney.

Cheney, who term two full terms as Vice-President under George W. Bush, was largely regarded as one of the most powerful holders of the office. 

Prior to taking the job, Cheney served in the administrations of Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, and George H.W. Bush before becoming the CEO of Halliburton. 

To check out The Big Short and the rest of McKay's back catalogue, click here. 

 

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