Christian Bale, Steve Carell and Amy Adams are in talks to join “Anchorman” and “The Big Short” director Adam McKay’s untitled Dick Cheney biopic in the works at.
Bale would play the former Vice President, Carell would be Donald Rumsfeld and Adams would play Lynne Cheney.
Cheney, a former Halliburton chairman, remains one of the most powerful and influential U.S. Vice Presidents in history during George W. Bush’s reign from 2001 to 2009. He eventually left office with a 13% approval rating.
McKay has reportedly spent ‘countless hours’ researching the former VP. McKay, Brad Pitt, Will Ferrell, Kevin Messick, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner will produce.