Posts tagged "game change"

Morning Quickies: How Julianne Moore Played Sarah Palin

Julianne Moore tells Ellen DeGeneres on how she played Sarah Palin in the HBO movie "Game Change," which airs on Saturday night. She listened to Palin's audiobook nonstop on her iPod for two months to get down that Wasilla accent. [Huffington Post] Attention, nerds! (Amelia, that means you.) A "Star Trek" episode abandoned in 1967…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 6, 2012

Evening Quickies: Julianne Moore Proves A Perfect Sarah Palin

Mark your calendars: "Game Change," the HBO film about the 2008 election will air on Saturday, March 10 (the day before my birthday, ahem!). And if you're not already excited, let this new trailer wet your whistle. Is Julianne Moore not the perfect Sarah Palin or what? Kudos to everyone at HBO for making a…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 31, 2012

See Julianne Moore As Sarah Palin In “Game Change”

Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin gives Tina Fey a run for her money, huh? March can't come soon enough: That's when HBO Films will debut the movie version of "Game Change" based on a bestselling nonfiction book about the 2008 election. This trailer makes it look as if the book is just about Palin and…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 22, 2011

Julianne Moore Says Nailing Sarah Palin’s Accent, Mannerisms Was “Really, Really Hard”

"It was hard—really, really hard ... It's hard to play someone who is very present in people's minds, who's on television, who's very idiosyncratic, I did my best. We'll see, I hope we pulled it off ... [The accent took] practice, an incredible amount of practice. I had to listen to it over and over…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 22, 2011

Is Julianne Moore A Convincing Sarah Palin? You Betcha!

Is that the pitbull with lipstick or one of the lesbian moms from "The Kids Are Alright"? I can barely tell. Just kidding: it's Julianne Moore in costume as Sarah Palin while she films "Game Change," an HBO film about the 2008 election, in Baltimore. Convincing, no? [Daily Mail UK]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 4, 2011

First Look: Julianne Moore As Sarah Palin!

Watch your back, Tina Fey, there's a new Sarah Palin in town! The first photo of Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin for the HBO film, "Game Change," which began production today, is out. Damn, Julianne looks exactly like the pitbull in lipstick: the lady-politician red jacket, the wireless glasses, the squinty grin ... it's all…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 27, 2011

Julianne Moore Was Supposed To Play Hillary Clinton

Julianne Moore is set to play Sarah Palin in "Game Change," the HBO movie about the 2008 presidential election. But a few years before, she was in line to play a different female figure in the race—Hillary Clinton. Apparently, Julianne was cast as Clinton in HBO's "The Special Relationship." But when she had to back…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / April 7, 2011

Sarah Palin Sounds Off On Julianne Moore Playing Her In “Game Change”

Julianne Moore will be playing Sarah Palin in 'Game Change,' an upcoming HBO movie about the 2008 election. Palin stopped by "Hannity" (weekdays, 9 p.m. ET on Fox News) where she was asked what she thought of Moore portraying her. "Well, I'm all about job creation, and I guess I could provide some of the…

By: TV Squad / March 12, 2011