No deal has closed yet, but Variety reports that Oscar winner Sean Penn (yay!) is in negotiations to play the role of former Ambassador Joseph Wilson, husband of outed CIA agent Valerie Plame in director Doug Liman’s retelling of Plame’s story, currently known in deal-making circles as “Fair Game.”
Before you read further, click here, turn up the volume, and sing along to the lyrics of THE PLAME GAME which yours truly provided in February, 2007 when the buzz was that Scooter Libby could do the time for the crime in the Bush administration’s despicable hand in outing covert CIA agent, Valerie Plame.
Fast forward to June, 2007 and click here to sing along to “Scooter Libby Gets his Prison Number.”
And who are the other rumored casting picks?
Click here for 2Truthy’s casting picks (updated to include Sean Penn as Dennis Quaid was the original pick – Sean is perfect!)