Matthew McConaughey set to play JFK

Washington: Matthew McConaughey has been cast to play President John F. Kennedy in ‘The Butler’, the film’s director has revealed.

According to the Screen Daily, the movie that is set to begin shooting this summer, is based on the life of Eugene Allen, a longtime White House employee whose role is played by Forest Whitaker.

The character of first lady Jacqueline Kennedy will be played by the actress Minka Kelly.

The rest of the movie cast is said to include Jane Fonds nas first lady Nancy Reagen, John Cusack as President Richard Nixon, Alan Rickman as President Ronald Reagan and Oprah Winfrey as Allen’s wife.


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