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Josh Brolin is George W. Bush

Josh Brolin is George W. Bush

Here is the first picture of Josh Brolin as George W. Bush and Elizabeth Banks as the First Lady Laura Bush! The pair is featured on the cover of this week’s cover of Entertainment Weekly for their new film W.

The GWB biopic will chronicle the life and presidency of the 43rd President of the United States of America. Bush is reportedly portrayed in the film as a foul-mouthed, reformed drunk obsessed with baseball, Saddam Hussein and the conflicted relationship with his dad.

Directing is Oliver Stone, whose film credits include Nixon and JFK. He loves them presidential movies!

Here’s the rest of the cast: Thandie Newton as National Security Advisor turned secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Ioan Gruffudd as Tony Blair, Rob Corddry as Ari Fleischer, James Cromwell as George Herbert Walker Bush, Ellen Burstyn as Barbara Bush and Jeffrey Wright as General Colin Powell.

To read the full cover story, visit EW.com.

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37 Responses to “Josh Brolin is George W. Bush”

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  1. 26
    Brad S Says:

    You guys realize, of course, that if conservatives were as mean and thin-skinned as portrayed, and that if Bush was so quick to kill civil liberties in this country, that Oliver Stone would likely be in a jail cell right now. Or audited by the IRS. Or have any number of governmental actions happen to him.

    But not doing those things would interefere with the Bush caricature, would it not?

  2. 27
    Mika Says:

    I think it’s too early to be making a movie about Bush. i think they should’ve waited a few years and explore the real impact his govt’s ‘legacy” is going to have on the world. I feel like this movie is a bit premature in the making…

  3. 28
    tom c Says:

    What a stupid idea for a movie. Merely from the synopsis, it’s totally made up and a political mud-throwing show on Oliver Stone’s part. Just go out and vote, dude. No need to make up lies. That shows how immature, dishonest, and a unethical Stone is.

    I hope it really flops.

  4. 29
    sheryl Says:

    This film will tank. Why? Because anyone who knows Oliver Stone’s political world view has already seen this movie before it was ever filmed. Boring!!!!

    Unfortunately Hollywood liberals are so deaf dumb and blind to see that anti conservative, anti American anti west, anti business, etc have all been done to death for years in Hollywood.

    Nothing new or fresh here. Same politics, different day. Yawn.

  5. 30
    rj Says:

    another anti Bush anti war Hollywood movie that Americans will boycott. Get a clue Hollywood.

  6. 31
    Tulip Says:

    Yet another person who suffers from BDS — Bush Derangement Syndrome. These people suffer from the delusion that GWB is responsible for everything bad in the world. Stubbed your toe? It’s Bush’s fault! Got a ticket? It’s Bush’s fault! Get it together, people. He hasn’t been a particularly great president, but he hasn’t been horrible, either. And for those people who criticize him for Iraq, do they also criticize LBJ or the idolized JFK for Vietnam? Yeah, didn’t think so.

    My prediction — this movie will tank. Just like all of the Iraq-oriented films. People go to the movies for entertainment, not for some Hollywood dumbass to tell them how they should think or feel.

  7. 32
    know bullshit when I see it Says:

    Oliver Stone produces nothing but extreme left-wing propaganda for the Kos Kids. His movies have become jokes. He wouldn’t be able to tell the truth if he got paid for it.

  8. 33
    hailtothethief Says:

    ‘rj’ – No one is going to boycott anything, you ignoramus. I’m terribly sorry to bring your carefully-constructed fantasy world crashing down around your ears, but we’re in recession, the world hates us, the Bush family has done nothing but **** things up from day one, and, for the last stone’s throw – EVERYONE KNOWS THAT NOW. Except you.

    Get informed, or get out of my country. Stupid, lazy, ignorant Americans, like yourself, are the reason why he got in for a second term, and sodomized our civil liberties.

  9. 34
    lmao Says:

    for a minute I thought it had to do with an SNL skit or something one thing for sure not watching it not even if they pay me :p

  10. 35
    jane Says:

    #33 The world has hated us since we bailed it out in WWII and then paid to rebuild the destruction they caused themselves. Anti-american hatred didn’t just start with the War on Terror. We are not any where near recession. Get a clue. Globalization is changing the world economy and just like the industrial revolution, it will cause some to suffer until they figure it out. I haven’t lost any of my civil rights and neither has anyone in the country. You are a victim of BDS, big time.

  11. 36
    acause Says:

    Have a celeb record your outgoing voicemail! Stars include Robin Williams, Ben affleck,
    Isla Fisher, Hank Azaria, Felicity Huffman, Courtney Cox & David Arquette + MORE!!!!
    http://stores.ebay.com/Auction-Cause/International-Medical-Corps.html

  12. 37
    Zeynep Karakurt Ozman Says:

    I think the whole world will realise the legend and his worth.

    George W. Bush is a great guy. He is hidden behind a big family. He was born with a silver spoon in his mouth and that status was badly criticised by jealous people of the world.

    Think about it once. If you were in his shoes would you work as hard as he does.

    He is a great guy, a real classy man. He faces with his own reality and gets on with it. He has done his best to cope with his destiny. He was born with a huge assignment such as the First Son of George W.H. Bush…. I believe the young boy would have preferred a more common life, since he is a down to earth character with great sense of humour and zest for life. But he knows we all have to live the lives with the parts to play on earth, given by the Mighty.

    George W. is a good Christian, and I believe he has a special relationship with God.

    He tackled all the difficult jobs with grace. His value will be understood by the future generations.

    For the time being, the jealous losers can continue with their attacks on his personality, quality, wisdom etc.

    I HAVE TO WARN YOU IDIOTS, YOU TALK TALK TALK…… BUT NOBODY CARES ABOUT WHAT YOU THINK OR SAY. YOUR VENOMOUS WORDS ONLY POISON YOUR OWN EGOS.

    My best wishes to George W. Good going man!

    Love Zippy

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