Ed Harris is set to portray Senator John McCain in the upcoming feature “Game Change” for HBO Films reports CNN.
Jay Roach (“Meet the Parents,” “Recount”) directs this adaptation of Mark Halperin and John Heilemann’s book about the behind-the-scenes turmoil of the 2008 presidential election from the party primaries up through election night.
Julianne Moore has already been cast as Alaskan Governor and Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin.
Danny Strong (“Recount”) will pen the script while numerous other key roles including Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton have yet to be cast.
This is not to be confused with HBO’s plans to develop a miniseries about former Vice President Dick Cheney.